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ART 396 Documentary Photography 1

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Minimum Grade for Prerequisites

Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.

Course Description

Designed for students with digital photography skills. Students create two portfolios of documentary photographs. Lectures address the history of documentary photography, social impact and how to convey information with clarity and honesty. A major emphasis is choosing a project and developing a point of view. Class critiques guide each project. A materials fee as shown in the Schedule of Classes is payable upon registration.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 24-27
  • Lab hours/semester: 72-81
  • Homework hours/semester: 48-54
Prerequisites: ART 381
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU , UC