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ART 347 The History of Photography (1900- present)

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Equivalent Digital Media Course

DGME 103 - Fundamentals of Two-Dimensional Design and ART 301 - Two-Dimensional Design are equivalent courses and either can be used to satisfy degrees in both programs. (Required for AA: General Studio Art and AA-T: Studio Art; Selective for AA: Art History and AA-T: Art History)

Minimum Grade for Prerequisites

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

Course Description

The history of the social, artistic and technical developments in photography beginning with the turn of the twentieth century: An examination of photography's broad impact as a cultural, visual and social force including the diversity of 20th and 21st Century photographic movements. Examines the impact photography has had in shaping societies' views in regards to journalism, media, developments in the arts and science, as well as cultural and personal identity.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area E5c
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area C1)