2013 - 2014 Catalog
Course Descriptions for PHTC

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PHTC 1300 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at EFC

Photo Digital Imaging I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Computer and software instruction for electronic imaging. Includes color, gray scale, image conversion, presentation, and ethics. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


PHTC 1351 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield College.
Offered at BHC

Photojournalism I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Presentation of photographic techniques used by photojournalists in newspapers, magazines, trade publications, and digital media to include news, feature, sports, editorial portraits, and photo essays. Includes a study of layout design and the freelance market. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


PHTC 1380 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Cooperative Education-Commercial Photography
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. (1 Lec., 15 Ext.)


PHTC 2349 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at EFC

Photo Digital Imaging II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: PHTC 1349.
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. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


PHTC 2351 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield College.
Offered at BHC

Photojournalism II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Advanced concepts of photojournalism. May include documentary, corporate, and annual report photography. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)



Academic Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for transfer among community colleges and state public four year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.

WECM 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.