2020 - 2021 Dallas College Catalog

2020 - 2021 Catalog
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Course Number: PHTC 1300 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC

Course Title: Photo Digital Imaging I

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to computer and software instruction for imaging. Includes color, gray scale, image conversion, presentation, and ethics. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: PHTC 1311 (3 Credit Hours) New course added September 28, 2020
Listed by Campus(es): EFC

Course Title: Fundamentals of Photography

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to camera operation and image production, composition, correct exposure, and proper lighting. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: PHTC 2301 (3 Credit Hours) New course added September 28, 2020
Listed by Campus(es): EFC

Course Title: Intermediate Photography

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Required: PHTC 1311.
Course Description: Continuation of Fundamentals of Photography. Emphasizes social, portrait, studio, fashion, theatrical, publicity, and event photography. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: PHTC 2331 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC

Course Title: Architectural Photography

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Study of the equipment, processes, and procedures necessary for the photography of building exteriors and interiors, dusk/night and night architectural landscapes, and construction progress. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: PHTC 2342 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC

Course Title: Fashion Photography

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Skill development in fashion photography in terms of trends and techniques included in studio and location work. Emphasizes model direction and lighting control. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: PHTC 2349 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC

Course Title: Photo Digital Imaging II

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Continued skill development in the use of the computer for retouching, copying, photographic restoration, color correction, data importation, composite imaging, and background dropout and replacement. Advanced concepts in the use of the computer and software for photographic manipulation and output. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)



ACGM (Lower-Division Academic Course Guide Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for general academic transfer among community, state, and technical colleges in Texas; and state public four-year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.


WECM (Workforce Education Course Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.