Calgary Board of Education

Fine Arts - Art

Communication Technology 10  (5 credits)

No Prerequisite Required:  Access to a 35mm manual camera and digital camera is desirable.

Content:  This is an introductory course that will introduce students to a variety of technological outlets for visual art.  Students will have the opportunity to learn the essential elements of black and white photography, traditional printing techniques, digital imaging/photography and digital film production.  Students will go beyond simple “point and shoot” and will learn how to capture images and create art.

COM1020            Media and You
COM1030            Photography I
COM1050            Printing
COM1060            Audio/Video Production
COM1910            Project  A

Communication Technology 20 (5 credits)

Prerequisite Standard:  Communication Technology 10 (P or V).
Access to a 35mm manual camera and digital camera is desirable.

Content:  This intermediate course will provide an opportunity for students to develop a portfolio of work.  Students will reflect on the artistic process and apply a critical eye to their world and the art that they create.  Students will delve deeper into photography, printing and digital imaging and film.  Students will place more emphasis on a selected medium at the end of the semester.

COM2020        1. Media Design and Analysis       Prerequisite Standard    COM1020
COM2040        2. Photography 2                        Prerequisite Standard    COM1030
COM2080        3. Printing Applications 2              Prerequisite Standard    COM1050
COM2050        4a.Photographic Communication
COM2070        4b.Printing Techniques
COM2920        5. Project C                                 Prerequisite Standard   COM1910

Communication Technology 30 (5 credits)

Prerequisite Standard:  Communication Technology 20.
Access to a 35mm manual camera and digital camera is desirable.

Content:  This advanced course will give students the opportunity to create a portfolio of work that challenges their creativity as well as their media and technology literacy.  Students will create art through photography, printing and digital imaging.

COM3020        1.Media Design and Analysis 2        Prerequisite Standard    COM2020
COM3040        2. Photography 3                           Prerequisite Standard    COM2040
COM3090        3. Printing Application 2                  Prerequisite Standard    COM2090
COM3060        4a.Photographic Techniques
COM3080        4.b Printing Techniques 2
COM3920        5.Project E                                     Prerequisite Standard COM 2920



Fine Arts

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