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DMA 245 Independent Projects Photography / Video
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2018
SUN#: None
AGEC: None
Credit Breakdown: 2 Lectures, 3 Labs
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F

Description: An opportunity to explore a topical area of interest, while developing a personal aesthetic style and vision as they relate to photography or video. Create projects that utilize multi-image photographic skills, audio gathering, video capture, editing video and text. Emphasis is placed on the development of portfolio-quality pieces. Prerequisites: DMA130, DMA 132; Corequisites: DMA230, DMA232.

Prerequisites: DMA130, DMA 132

Corequisites: DMA230, DMA232

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Synthesis Level) Develop complete digital imaging workflow that includes pre-production storyboarding, capture, post processing, and asset management techniques from image/video capture to image/video archive. (CSLO 2, 3 & 4)
2. (Synthesis Level) Formulate ideas and themes for specific audiences by applying a creative, client-centered approach to the creation of photographic and video sequences. (CSLO 2, 3 & 4)
3. (Synthesis Level) Integrate and develop a personal aesthetic into creative and technically focused photographic and video projects. (CSLO 2, 3 & 4)
4. (Evaluation Level) Interpret principles of aesthetics and visual communication and integrate these principles creatively in still and motion-based images and in digital storytelling. (CSLO 1, 2 & 3)
5. (Analysis Level) Distinguish the primary working methods (conceptual and illustrative vs. journalistic and found moment) within different genres of photography/video in order to understand ethically acceptable images.
(CSLO 1, 2, 3 & 4)

Internal/External Standards Accreditation