Goucher College 2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalogue 
    Oct 03, 2022  
Goucher College 2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalogue PLEASE NOTE: This is an archived catalog. Programs are subject to change each academic year.

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

(ART 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 simulated editorial assignments that are then combined with lectures and demonstrations of techniques appropriate to this photographic genre. Students are required to write a proposal and execute a documentary/essay portfolio. Prerequisites: ART 203 , COM 203 , or permission of the instructor. Fall semester. Offered alternate years. Worteck.