Course Catalog: 2011-2012
Course/Title:
FOTO 205-PHOTOGRAPHY I
Credits: 3
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Introduction to black & white photography with a 4" x 5" view camera through exploration of light-sensitive materials, film developing, and print-making. Assignments include viewing, analysis, discussion, and writing about pictures for the purpose of finding a balance of visual awareness, technical skills, and meaning in the context of photography's continuing history. Space in studio classes is limited. Registration does not guarantee a place in class. The class roster is formulated on the first day of class by the individual instructor.
College: School of Humanities
Department: Photography
FOTO 206-PHOTOGRAPHY II
Credits: 3
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Continued exploration of the basic materials and processes of the photographic medium. Includes viewing, analysis, and discussion of the medium's history and current trends. Space in studio class is limited. Registration does not guarantee a place in class. The class roster is formulated on the first day of class by the individual instructor.
College: School of Humanities
Department: Photography
Pre-requisities: ARTS 205 OR FOTO 205
FOTO 216-35MM PHOTOGRAPHY
Credits: 3
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Introduction to 35mm photography. Space in studio class is limited. Registration does not guarantee a place in class. The class roster is formulated on the first day of class by the individual instructor.
College: School of Humanities
Department: Photography
FOTO 295-SPECIAL PROBLEMS IN PHOTOGRAPY
Repeatable for Credit
Credits: 1 TO 3
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Study of problems a the introductory level in creative art. Topics may vary. Please consult with department for additional information. May be used in awarding transfer credit.
Instructor permission required
College: School of Humanities
Department: Photography
FOTO 304-PHOTOGRAPHIC MEDIA FOR ARTISTS
Credits: 3
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Guided exploration of traditional and non-traditional photographic media for students with prior experience in drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, or photography. Photographic media open for students' exploration will include, but not limited to, black and white silver printing, traditional photographic color printing, digital printing, and oil pigment on photographic images. Space in studio classes is limited. Registration does not guarantee a place in class. The class roster is formulated on the first day of class by the individual instructor.
College: School of Humanities
Department: Photography
Pre-requisities: FOTO 205 OR ARTS 205 OR ARTS 225 OR ARTS 301
FOTO 305-PHOTOGRAPHY III
Credits: 3
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Study of advanced problems in photography, with emphasis on the independent pursuit of projects submitted by the students. Space in studio classes is limited. Registration does not guarantee a place in class. The class roster is formulated on the first day of class by the individual instructor.
Instructor permission required
College: School of Humanities
Department: Photography
FOTO 306-PHOTOGRAPHY IV
Credits: 3
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Study of advanced problems in photography with emphasis on the independent pursuit of projects submitted by the students. Continuation of FOTO 305 (formerly ARTS 305). Space in studio classes is limited. Registration does not guarantee a place in class. The class roster is formulated on the first day of class by the individual instructor.
Instructor permission required
College: School of Humanities
Department: Photography
FOTO 345-COLOR PHOTOGRAPHY I
Credits: 3
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Study in the fundamentals of color photography. Includes problems in exposing color negative and transparency film, as well as photographic and digital color printing. Registration does not guarantee a place in class. The class roster is formulated on the first day of class by the individual instructor.
College: School of Humanities
Department: Photography
Pre-requisities: (ARTS 205 OR FOTO 205) AND (ARTS 206 OR FOTO 206)
FOTO 346-COLOR PHOTOGRAPHY II
Credits: 3
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Study in the fundamental techniques of color photography. Includes special problems in color camera work, color negative and transparency processing, and color printing. Continuation of FOTO 345 (formerly ARTS 345). Space in studio class is limited. Registration does not guarantee a place in class. The class roster is formulated on the first day of class by the individual instructor.
College: School of Humanities
Department: Photography
Pre-requisities: (ARTS 205 OR FOTO 205) AND (ARTS 206 OR FOTO 206)
FOTO 381-DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY I
Credits: 3
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
An introduction to taking pictures with digital cameras and processing them with Adobe Photoshop. Assignments encourage visual awareness, technique comprehension, and an essential understanding of picture making in the context of photography's continuing history. Space in studio class is limited. Registration does not guarantee a place in class. The class roster is formulated on the first day of class by the individual instructor.
College: School of Humanities
Department: Photography
Pre-requisities: ARTS 205 OR FOTO 205
FOTO 383-PHOTOGRAPHY BOOKMAKING
Credits: 3
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Intermediate problems in photography culminating in the production of an original book. Students will pursue a project involving either film-based or digital photography, edit, layout, and then produce their own book. Students will participate in scheduled critiques. Priority will be given to students who have taken two or more semesters of photography at Rice.
College: School of Humanities
Department: Photography
Pre-requisities: ARTS 205 OR FOTO 205 OR ARTS 206 OR FOTO 206 OR ARTS 381 OR FOTO 381
FOTO 385-PHOTOGRAPHY SEMINAR
Credits: 3
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Advanced problems in photography including, but not limited to, color and black and white film-based photography, view camera, and alternative processes. Individual students will be given advanced assignments tailored to the format and medium they wish to pursue. In addition, all students in the course will participate in scheduled critiques of the full class. Space in the class is limited. Registration does not guarantee a place in the course. Priority will be given to students who have taken two or more semesters of photography at Rice. The class roster will be formulated by the instructor on the first day of class.
College: School of Humanities
Department: Photography
FOTO 395-SPECIAL PROBLEMS IN PHOTOGRAPHY
Repeatable for Credit
Credits: 1 TO 6
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Study of problems in creative art. Topics may vary. Please consult with the department for additional information. May be used in awarding transfer credit. Prerequisite: permission of instructor.
Instructor permission required
College: School of Humanities
Department: Photography
FOTO 454-SPECIAL PROBLEMS - PHOTOGRAPHY
Repeatable for Credit
Credits: 1 TO 6
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Study of advanced problems in creative art. Topics may vary. Please consult with the department for additional information. May be used in awarding transfer credit.
Instructor permission required
College: School of Humanities
Department: Photography
FOTO 482-DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY II
Credits: 3
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
A continuation of FOTO 381 (fomerly ARTS 381), this course will introduce electronic media as a tool for artistic production. Students will learn more advanced uses of Adobe Photoshop as it relates to production of image making and new media applications. space in studio classes is limited. Registration does not guarantee a place in class. The class roster is formulated on the first day of classes by the individual instructor.
Instructor permission required
College: School of Humanities
Department: Photography
Pre-requisities: ARTS 381 OR FOTO 381
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