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Course Descriptions

ART 291: Digital Photography & Imaging II

-Completion of ART 190 with a grade of C or better
-Placement at college level English OR
-Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 099/101
-Placement at college level reading

This course is a further exploration of digital photography and digital imaging processes, involving a deeper understanding of the technical and aesthetic issues of digitally created images. The emphasis of this course is personal creative expression in relation to artistic practice. In addition, we will study photography’s role in society and culture, including the evolution of various photographic genre and the contributions to the development of digital photography by people of diverse ethnic and cultural background. Evaluation includes formal group critique of images in addition to individual critiques. Students need to provide their own 35mm camera, digital or film, equipped with manual capabilities to change the lens opening and shutter speeds. 3 credit hours

Transferrable Elective Course: This course generally should transfer to an Illinois Articulation Initiative college or university. Please consult with your advisor about transferability.