Goucher College 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalogue 
    Sep 25, 2022  
Goucher College 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalogue PLEASE NOTE: This is an archived catalog. Programs are subject to change each academic year.

ART 209 - Photojournalism and Documentary Photography (3 Cr.)

(COM 209 )
An examination of the development of photojournalism and the documentary essay. Lecture and slide presentations on the significant historical and critical developments in the field. The role of photography in propaganda and media manipulation, including a detailed investigation of the techniques and editorial practices that subvert the medium to reinforce various doctrines and ideologies. Included are a series of assignments that simulate editorial assignments that are then combined with lectures and demonstrations of techniques appropriate to this photographic genre. Students can use film or digital cameras. Students are required to write a proposal and execute a documentary/essay portfolio. Prerequisite: COM 209 , COM 203 , or permission of the instructor. Fall semester. Offered 2012-13 and alternate years. Worteck.