Entertainment Training

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Laney College

BROADCAST MEDIA ANNOUNCING AND PERFORMANCE ( 100A )

Introduction to broadcast media announcing and performance

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Riverside City College

Introduction to Applied Digital Media ( ADM-1 )

An introductory course for the graphic communications industry and Applied Digital Media program. This course provides an introduction to basic graphic design, typography, prepress, digital and offset printing, and finishing. 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory.

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Riverside City College

Design for Print Publication ( ADM-63A )

Beginning page layout and design for professional print publishing using Adobe InDesign. A course for graphic designers, production artists, and pre-press technicians. Integrates seamlessly with Adobe's other industry standard applications providing a consistent design environment. 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory

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Riverside City College

3D Animation With Maya I (same as Adm-68) ( ADM-68A )

A course in the production of 3D graphics and animation using the industry standard software, Maya. 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory

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Riverside City College

3D Animation With Maya II (formerly Adm-88) ( ADM-68B )

An advanced course in the production of 3D graphics and animation, using the industry standard software, Maya. 36 hours lecture and 72 hours

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Cabrillo College

Introduction to Video Art ( AP 14 )

Introduces video art through hands-on production, analysis of video art work, and exploration of the evolution of video as an art form. Provides introductory training in digital video and audio production and digital post-production techniques while examining formal, conceptual, social, and structural strategies of video art practice. Taught on Macintosh computers. Recommended Preparation: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in AP 55 and ART 50L. Transfer Credit: Transfers to CSU;UC

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Cabrillo College

Medium and Large Format Photography I ( AP 28 )

Introduces techniques and aesthetics of medium and large format photography through hands-on training with medium format camera systems and 4X5 view cameras. Includes specialized exposure, processing and printing techniques for B&W sheet and roll film and 4X5 instant materials. Prerequisite: AP 9A or equivalent skills. Hybrid Requisite: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in ART 50L. Recommended Preparation: AP 9B and AP 46A or equivalent skills. Transfer Credit: Transfers to CSU

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Cabrillo College

Photography, New Media, and Social Change ( AP 35 )

Examines the impact of new technologies and photography on culture, and analyzes the global social change achieved by current and historical movements in photography. This course meets the Cabrillo College multicultural studies requirement. Recommended Preparation: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in ART 50L. Transfer Credit: Transfers to CSU;UC

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Cabrillo College

Honors Photography, New Media, and Social Change ( AP 35H )

Examines the impact of new technologies and photography on culture, and analyzes the global social change achieved by current and historical movements in photography. Highlights student research, writing, and reporting, both individually and as part of a learning community, and may meet in an in-person or online group format. This course meets the Cabrillo College multicultural studies requirement. Recommended Preparation: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in ART 50L. Transfer Credit: Transfers to CSU;UC

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Cabrillo College

Medium and Large Format Photography II ( AP 38 )

Refines medium and large format camera practice through in-depth photographic explorations, zone system techniques, fine-printing techniques, and thematic projects. Emphasizes hands-on practice, advanced view camera movements, conceptual development, portfolio building, presentation skills, and introduces digital imaging options. Prerequisite: AP 28 or equivalent skills. Hybrid Requisite: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in AP 9B or equivalent skills and ART 51L. Recommended Preparation: AP42 and AP 46A or equivalent skills. Transfer Credit: Transfers to CSU

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Cabrillo College

Alternative Photographic Processes I ( AP 42 )

Surveys creative photographic image making possibilities utilizing historical, contemporary, and non-traditional applications of silverbased and non-silver photographic processes. Includes mixed media combinations and digital imaging techniques. Prerequisites: AP 9A or equivalent skills. Hybrid Requisite: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in ART 50L. Recommended Preparation: AP 46A and AP 9B or AP 28 or equivalent skills. Transfer Credit: Transfers to CSU

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Cabrillo College

Alternative Photographic Processes I ( AP 42 )

Surveys creative photographic image making possibilities utilizing historical, contemporary, and non-traditional applications of silverbased and non-silver photographic processes. Includes mixed media combinations and digital imaging techniques. Prerequisites: AP 9A or equivalent skills. Hybrid Requisite: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in ART 50L. Recommended Preparation: AP 46A and AP 9B or AP 28 or equivalent skills. Transfer Credit: Transfers to CSU

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Cabrillo College

Contemporary Trends in Photography ( AP 45 )

Examines the images of contemporary photographers worldwide to illustrate the major themes and concepts in photography from 1945 to the present. Includes visual presentations of images, discussions and gallery field trips designed to enhance the student's personal vision and promote creative visual thinking. No lab time required. Recommended Preparation: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in ART 50L Transfer Credit: Transfers to CSU;UC

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Cabrillo College

Digital Photography I ( AP 46A )

Teaches tools and techniques for creating photographic images with Adobe Photoshop including intermediate camera skills, image capture, import, manipulation, printing, and digital output. Introduces menus and tools, selection controls, retouching, global and selective image adjustments, and filter basics. Taught on Macintosh; adaptable to Windows. Prerequisites: AP 6 or AP 9A or equivalent skills, and CS 1L or DM 1 or equivalent skills. Hybrid Requisite: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in ART 50L. Transfer Credit: Transfers to CSU

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Cabrillo College

Digital Photography I ( AP 46A )

Teaches tools and techniques for creating photographic images with Adobe Photoshop including intermediate camera skills, image capture, import, manipulation, printing, and digital output. Introduces menus and tools, selection controls, retouching, global and selective image adjustments, and filter basics. Taught on Macintosh; adaptable to Windows. Prerequisites: AP 6 or AP 9A or equivalent skills, and CS 1L or DM 1 or equivalent skills. Hybrid Requisite: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in ART 50L. Transfer Credit: Transfers to CSU

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Cabrillo College

Digital Photography II ( AP 46B )

Continues digital photography studies from AP 46A with a focus on integrating content and design principles with software techniques for fine art and commercial applications. Prerequisite: AP 46A or equivalent skills. Hybrid Requisite: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in ART 51L. Transfer Credit: Transfers to CSU

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Cabrillo College

Digital Photography III ( AP 46C )

Continues the study of digital photography from AP 46B with a focus on expanding creative expression and refining technical skill. Prerequisite: AP 46B or equivalent skills. Hybrid Requisite: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in ART 51L. Transfer Credit: Transfers to CSU

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Cabrillo College

Alternative Photo Processes II ( AP 52 )

Teaches expressive image making through in-depth investigations of selected historical, contemporary, experimental, non-traditional, and lensless photographic processes. Prerequisites: AP 9B and AP 42 or equivalent skills. Hybrid Requisite: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in ART 51L. Recommended Preparation: AP 15 and AP 28 or AP 46A or equivalent skills. Transfer Credit: Transfers to CSU

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Cabrillo College

Introduction to Digital Photography ( AP 6 )

Introduces basic digital photography skills: camera operation and exposure controls; elementary software image quality adjustment techniques; printing and digital output; composition; visual communication. Recommended Preparation: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in ART 50L. Transfer Credit: Transfers to CSU;UC

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Cabrillo College

Beginning Photography ( AP 9A )

Introduces the basic principles, practice and aesthetics of black and white photography including camera operation, film processing, darkroom based printing, print presentation, composition and visual communication. Hybrid Requisite: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in ART 50L. Transfer Credit: Transfers to CSU;UC

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Cabrillo College

Beginning Photography ( AP 9A )

Introduces the basic principles, practice and aesthetics of black and white photography including camera operation, film processing, darkroom based printing, print presentation, composition and visual communication. Hybrid Requisite: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in ART 50L. Transfer Credit: Transfers to CSU;UC

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Monterey Peninsula College

DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY I ( ARPT 12A )



   

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Monterey Peninsula College

DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY II ( ARPT 12B )



   

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Glendale Community College

Advanced 3D Character Set-Up ( Art 234 )

ART 234 provides students with advanced training in character set-up techniques. Skills covered include binding of the character using joints and influence objects, installation and modification of the Full-Body Inverse kinematic (FBIK) skeleton, the creation of blendshape targets, and the facial animation control system. The student will be encouraged to design a character set-up and test it for use in an animated scene. Note: Current industry standard digital animation software will be used.

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Evergreen Valley College

Two Dimensional Design ( ART 012 )

This course is an introduction to the theories and applications of two-dimensional form in visual art and design. The students will use a variety of media, tools and techniques in studying the elements and principles of design, which includes the study of line, shape, volume, value, color, texture, pattern, balance, unity and variety, and scale.

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Evergreen Valley College

Three Dimensional Design ( ART 013 )

This course is an introduction to the theories and applications of design in three-dimensional form in space. Students study the elements and principles of design using a variety of tools, techniques, and mediums which may include wire, cardboard, clay (non-firing), wood, plaster, and other materials at the instructor's discretion, in a studio lab setting. Concepts are introduced and clarified through instructor lectures and demonstrations. Three-dimensional design is a core foundational course required in many art majors. Field trips may be included.

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Copper Mountain College

Digital Photography ( ART 023B )



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College of the Desert

Photography B&W ( ART 030A )

An introductory course in black and white photography. Basic camera and laboratory techniques are studied, including camera operation and film developing and printing, which enable the student to communicate by using photographic images as creative visual statements A fully adjustable 35mm or larger format film camera is required

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College of the Desert

Photography B&W ( ART 030A )

An introductory course in black and white photography. Basic camera and laboratory techniques are studied, including camera operation and film developing and printing, which enable the student to communicate by using photographic images as creative visual statements A fully adjustable 35mm or larger format film camera is required

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College of the Desert

Photography, Int ( ART 030B )

An intermediate level course designed to strengthen applications in ?wet? lab environments. Students explore intermediate film techniques, studio lighting and experimental methods of photo graphic printing. Prerequisite: ART 030A or permission of instructor based on a portfolio presentation of student?s previous work.

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College of the Desert

Digital Photography ( ART 031 )

Covers basic digital photography techniques and the use of digital cameras. A digital camera with manually adjustable f stops and shutter speeds and a corresponding camera manual is required. A Digital Camera of at least 5 or 6 megaixels is required.

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Evergreen Valley College

Graphic Design I ( ART 035 )

This course is an introduction to the fundamental concepts, practices, and theories of graphic design. Students will be exposed to visual thinking and the design process. Students will practice professional graphic design techniques and principles from initial conception to final execution. Topics include integration of the principles of design, color, and composition utilizing computers.

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Evergreen Valley College

Graphic Design II ( ART 038 )

This course builds on the visual language achieved in Graphic Design I and further develops communication skills, concepts and theories that create successful visual design. Topics include combining and utilizing design principles and exploration of visual organization theory and informational theory. Emphasis is placed upon developing an aesthetic which recognizes the visual impact of typographic choices. Students who complete this course will gain a further understanding of the principles of design and learn specific uses of design in advertising, corporate identity design, Web design, and interactive media.

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Evergreen Valley College

Intro to Digital Video ( ART 039 )

This is a hands-on course covering the basic techniques of digital filmmaking, camera techniques, lighting and sound. Topics will include the theory and practice of concept and design, camera techniques, lighting, sound recording and other fundamentals of producing a short film in the digital video medium. Students will shoot and produce their own footage and record their own sound. Students will engage in various filming exercises, as well as in group and individual projects. In addition, students will be required to complete homework assignments outside of class time.

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Contra Costa College

Introduction to Digital Photography ( ART 072 )

Create the photos you've always wanted! Make them even better than you ever imagined. Through a series of fun photographic assignments and exercises you'll learn how your camera works, how to use a computer to make your photos look better, and, most importantly, how to see and think like a photographer.You supply your camera and enthusiasm; we'll supply the rest. Any digital camera will work. SC LMC:DA Transfer:UC, CSU

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Cypress College

Fundamentals of Art ( ART 100 C )



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Santa Ana College

THREE-DIMENSIONAL DESIGN ( ART 110 )

Introduction to the principles and elements of two-dimensional design. Provides instruction in the fundamentals of visual communication including color theory, composition, and expression. Application of concepts through creative projects. Required for art majors

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Cypress College

Introduction to Art ( ART 110 C )

This course introduces the student to the purposes, materials, themes, history and significance of art and artists. Major writing assignments are required

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Los Angeles Valley College

History of Photography I ( ART 125 )

An introduction survey of the history of photogrpahy from the nineteenth century to present day.

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Feather River Community College

Fundamentals of Color ( ART 126 )



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Feather River Community College

BEGINNING PHOTOGRAPHY ( ART 150 )



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Feather River Community College

INTERMEDIATE PHOTOGRAPHY ( ART 151 )



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Contra Costa College

Digital Photography: Beginning I ( ART 158 )

This course is an introduction to the processes, principles, and tools of digital photography. Topics include the development of technical and aesthetic skills, elements of design and composition, camera technology, materials and equipment, and contemporary trends in photography.

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Contra Costa College

Digtial Photography: Beginning II ( ART 159 )

This course is a continuation of ART-158 and will provide students with additional instruction in the processes, principles, and tools of digital photography. Topics include developing new thematic projects, downloading of images, archiving strategies, and advancing skills in using image editing software (Adobe Photoshop & Lightroom) and the creation of a professional portfolio.

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Santa Ana College

3D Character Animation ( Art 165 )

Instruction in theories and practice of character animation using 3D software. May be repeated. A combination of Art 165, 167, 184, and 185 may be taken a maximum of four enrollments. CSU

   

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Santa Ana College

GAME DESIGN & DEVELOPMENT TEAM ( ART 169 )

Students design and develop original video game projects in a team setting and in a simulated video game production studio setting. The working game(s) and/or working prototypes will be entered into the annual IEEE Intercollegiate Computer Game Competition. Can be repeated up to 3 times. Prerequisite: Art 180A with a minimum grade of C

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Santa Ana College

ART OF ANIMATION I ( ART 184 )

This course is a beginning-level animation production class for those with little or no prior animation or digital art experience. Through lectures and research projects, students learn about the history and aesthetics of animation, while concurrently gaining hands-on experience in how to create animations through in-class step-by-step projects. Students will produce basic 2D and 3D animations and assets using Adobe Photoshop, Gimp and 3D animation software.

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Taft College

Intro to Computer Animation for Web and Multimedia ( ART 1860 )



   

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College of Marin

Beginning Digital Photography ( ART 193 )

The exploration of photography as an art form using digital tools and software. Emphasis is balanced between technical skill and the creative process. In-class exercises, out-of-class shooting assignments, and group critiques. A basic digital camera is required.

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College of Marin

Intermediate Digital Photography ( ART 194 )

The continued exploration and development of individual photographic digital projects. Emphasis is balanced between improving technical skill and continuing the creative process. Continued discussion through critique. A basic digital camera is required.

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