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Viewing: AH 2162W : History of Photography

Last approved: Thu, 13 Apr 2017 15:16:17 GMT

Last edit: Sun, 09 Apr 2017 03:11:34 GMT

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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Art/Art History (AH)
AH
2162W
History of Photography
History of Photography
Fall 2017
3
Course Type
Lecture
Default Grading Method
Letter Grade

No
No

Corequisites

35

Frequency of Offering

Term(s) Offered

Are there Course Equivalents?
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Fee Type


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The historical, social, aesthetic and technological developments of the photographic medium,
including its relationship to modern art and modes of visual representation and the properties
that inform our understanding of photographic meaning. Includes a significant engagement in writing as a form of critical inquiry and scholarly expression to satisfy the WID requirement
LEARNING OBJECTIVES
As a result of completing this course, students will be able to:
1. read and think critically about the history of photography; analyze and interpret theories of photography
2. develop their abilities to articulate these new-found insights in oral and written form
3. develop research skills and the ability to write at shorter and greater length about photography (and by virtue of this practice, about anything)
4. offer a contribution to the field based on original research
GPAC-SPECIFIC LEARNING OBJECTIVES (CRITICAL THINKING)
1) analyze and evaluate complex information
2) analyze scholarly literature on photography, in particular its theoretical orientation and sources of support
3) formulate an argument based on the analysis of that scholarly literature and visual sources

Course Attribute
CCAS: Arts
CCAS-Amer.Studies Focus Area 6
CCAS - GCR: Humanities
ESIA-Humanities Courses
SPHHS-Humanities Courses
SEAS - Humanities Electives
Requesting designation as Arts GPAC

Approved for Arts GPAC by the GPAC Committee on 3-8-17 - CG
candaceg (Thu, 10 Nov 2016 14:57:09 GMT): Rollback: Please complete the attached g-pac checklist and resubmit.
candaceg (Wed, 01 Mar 2017 16:13:22 GMT): Rollback: Hello Andrea, please fill out the attached GPAC checklist if you are requesting GPAC attributes for this course.
cbeil (Sun, 09 Apr 2017 03:11:34 GMT): edit
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