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Newly Offered Classes

From Film as Literature to Wedding and Family Portraiture, these are just a few of the new class offerings for Fall at College of DuPage.

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FALL 2019 New Classes

Introduction to Python Programming
(CIS-2531-NET01)

Introduces the object-oriented programming language of Python. Course focuses on features of Python and develops skills for creating object oriented applications. Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 1400 with grade of C or better, or equivalent, or consent of instructor.

Social Gerontology and Long-Term Care
(LTC 1160 NET01)

Students will be introduced to the physical, psychological, sociological, and financial aspects of aging. Other topics will include long-term care options and current social policies and programs that can benefit the older adult. Prerequisite: course requires Reading Placement Category One.

Whole Number Arithmetic
(MATH 0459 001, 002, 003, 004, 005, 006)

Content includes principles of arithmetic: fundamental operations with whole numbers, common fractions, decimals, exponents, roots, and order of operations.

Introduction to Film Art
(MPTV 1135-010, 020, 030, FS007)

Introduces the basic elements of film as an art form, including cinematography, mise-en-scene, movement, editing, and sound. Social and media contexts of film will also be considered. Through screening, discussion, and critical evaluation of selected films, students develop an ability to interpret cinema through close examination of the relationship between its form and content. Credit cannot be earned for both MPTV 1135 and ENGLI 1135. Prerequisite: This course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One.

Film as Literature
(MPTV 1154-001, 005,010, 060, HON22, NET20, NET40, NET60

Explores the process of film adaptation from a variety of sources. Includes examination of films adapted directly and indirectly from prior media, as well as an overview of theoretical approaches to studying film adaptation. Through close study of selected films, students will develop a nuanced, open approach to considering the process of adaptation on screen. Credit cannot be earned for both MPTV 1154 and ENGLI 1154. Prerequisite: This course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One.

Introduction to Video for Photographers
(PHOTO 1402-001)

An intermediate course that will utilize the audio and video capabilities of HDSLR and mirrorless cameras to explore how photographers can utilize video and sound to create compelling and complex visual narratives for their clients in the commercial and corporate marketplace as well as their personal projects. Prerequisite: Photography 1300 and Photograph 1201 or equivalent, or consent of instructor.

Product Photography
(PHOTO 2002-001)

An advanced studio course that will emphasize the tools, lighting techniques, and business practices of the professional still-life and product advertising photography marketplaces. Prerequisite: Photography 1201 and Photography 1300 or equivalent or consent of instructor.

Wedding and Family Portraiture
(PHOTO 2008-001)

An advanced studio course that will emphasize the tools, lighting techniques, business practices, and narrative visuals of the professional wedding and family portraiture marketplaces. Prerequisite: Photography 1201 and Photography 1300 or equivalent or consent of instructor.