B CUSP 117
Examines an important social issue such as ecology, art, political change, the power of media, educational reform, or the role of science in contemporary culture through interdisciplinary investigation and the lens of the visual, literary, and performing arts. Offered: W.
This course examines photography as a contemporary art form and its influences from other mediums. Students will develop technical photographic skills, learn about contemporary photographers, research influences from art history, and build a photographic portfolio.
Student learning goals
Develop skills in image control, composition, lighting, and digital post processing
Engage in undergraduate research utilizing campus, library, community, and online resources
Explore contemporary photography and photographers
Effectively describe and convey two-dimensional art work in written form
Organize, develop and synthesize a research paper
Create a personal photographic portfolio
General method of instruction
Lectures, Hands-on shooting sessions, Digital Labs
DC I Course. Photographic background helpful, but not necessary
Class assignments and grading