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CCSF PHOTOGRAPHY DEPARTMENT CLASSES


COURSES REQUIRED FOR THE ASSOCIATE IN SCIENCE DEGREE MAJOR IN PHOTOGRAPHY

FIRST SEMESTER
COURSE
UNITS
PHOT 50A OR 50B History & Aesthetics of Photo
4
PHOT 51 Beginning Photography
3
PHOT 53 Photographic Design & Concepts or
DSGN 101 Design Fundamentals
2
3
Additional graduation requirements

SECOND SEMESTER
COURSE UNITS
PHOT 55 Color Theory of Photography
3
PHOT 81A Intermediate Photo; B & W Film/Darkroom
3
PHOT 83 View Camera Techniques
2
PHOT 85A Beginning Lighting Techniques
4
Additional graduation requirements  

THIRD SEMESTER
COURSE
UNITS
PHOT 60A Beginning Photoshop
2
PHOT 85B Advanced Lighting
4
PHOT 93 Editorial Photography
2
PHOT 95A Beginning Color Printing
4
Additional graduation requirements  

FOURTH SEMESTER
COURSE
UNITS
PHOT 81B Advanced Black & White Darkroom Techniques
4
PHOT 90 Portraiture
4
PHOT 99 Business Practices of Photography
3
PHOT Elective
2
Additional graduation requirements  

 

 

 

ELECTIVE COURSES
In choosing electives, students should take at least two units from the following list of courses. Students should select electives in consultation with the program adviser.
COURSE
UNITS
PHOT 52 Photographers & Their Images
1
PHOT 57 Photography for the Web
3
PHOT 60B Intermediate Photoshop
3
PHOT 67 Digital Negatives for Darkroom Printing
3
PHOT 80 Outdoor & Ambient Light Photography
3
PHOT 82 Zone System Techniques
3
PHOT 86 Mixed Media & The Photographic Image
3
PHOT 89 Large Format Transparency
3
PHOT 95B Intermediate Color Printing
4
PHOT 101 Selected Topics
1
PHOT 102 Selected Topics
2

PHOT 102A Architectural Photography

2
PHOT 102B Documentary/News Photography
2
PHOT 103 Selected Topics
3
PHOT 104 Selected Topics
4
PHOT 118 Independent Study
2
PHOT 130 Portfolio Production
3
 
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Units for Major
46
Additional graduation requirements
including general education units.
25-28

 

 

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