Continuing Studies Catalogue - Spring 2012
Langara College's Spring 2012 catalogue of course offerings.
CONTINUING STUDIES > S p r i n g 2 0 1 2 c ata l o g u e We're growing. EnhancEd facilitiEs at 601 WEst BroadWay We've expanded our campus at 601 West Broadway. Just minutes from the downtown core, this location offers the convenience of the Canada Line and the liveliness of shops, restaurants, and caf�s at our doorstep. By increasing our learning spaces, we are able to offer more programs and courses than ever before. Come by for a visit - we'd love to see you. �Advanced Integrative Healing �Advanced Yoga Teacher Training �Art of Camera and Lighting �Cranial Sacral Therapy �Digital Film Production �Digital Music Production �Documentary Production �Electronic Media Design �Employment Skills Access Program �Foundational Integrative Energy Healing �Holistic Health Studies �Holistic Image & Style Advisor �Image Consultant �Medical Spa Aesthetics �PMP Certification Exam Preparation �Spa Therapy & Holistic Massage �Yoga Teacher Training West Broadway camBiE st. 601 ash st. n WEst BroadWay Welcome to Langara Continuing Studies What's inside. 4 Arts 31 Business 51 Accounting & FinAnce 63 sustAinABle communities 68 educAtionAl trAvel ProgrAm 73 lAnguAges And culture 83 english As A second lAnguAge 91 heAlth & humAn services 117 comPuter technology 136 registrAtion continuing studies mAnAgement Left - right: Kofi Ohene-Asante, Greg Blue, Doug Soo, Linda Turner, Vicki Vogel, Daniel Thorpe, Gemma Oropesa. cAmPuses �Langara College Main Campus - 100 West 49th Avenue, Vancouver �West Broadway Centre - 601 West Broadway, Vancouver �Cambie Street Centre - 6111 Cambie Street, Vancouver (near Oakridge Centre mall) �Alderbridge Way Centre - Alderbridge Place, Unit 116 - 4940, No. 3 Road, Richmond how to reAd A course listing new course nAme Description of the course, including topics covered, learner outcomes, etc. Prerequisite/Note: Information about special requirements for the course. course name course description Langara's Social additional information $$$ (54401) (instructor)/ilus 12 eve - Fri Feb 04 - 1800-2100 cost, instructor, amount of ILUs course number, # sessions, day of week, date(s), time FAceBook: facebook.com/langaracollege Flickr: flickr.com/langaracollege continuing educAtion unit (ceu) & internAtionAl leArning unit (ilu) ILUs and CEUs are used to measure and recognize lifelong learning. CEUs are a class-hours-based measure and one CEU is awarded for every 10 instructional hours. The ILU is an outcomes-based measure by the Learning Resources Network, the largest international lifelong learning organization in the world. For more info, visit www.learningunit.org. twitter: twitter.com/langaracollege youtuBe: youtube.com/langaracollege 5 Ways to Register cAll 604.323.5322 Register using VISA or MasterCard. Receipts will be mailed. in Person Continuing Studies Office, Langara College. Pay by cheque, debit, cash or credit card. online www.langara.bc.ca/cs. Register online using VISA or MasterCard. Receipts will be mailed. FA x 604.323.5899 Use registration form below. Payment by credit card only. mAil Fill in the registration form below and mail with cheque, or credit card information. Make cheques payable to Langara College. Fax or Mail-in Registration Form Fax registration to 604.323.5899 � For VISA or MasterCard use only � Please type or print in black ink � One student may register on this form � Photocopy form for additional students Mail or drop off registration to: Langara College Continuing Studies 100 West 49th Ave., Vancouver BC V5Y 2Z6 Phone: 604.323.5322 Male Female (for statistical purposes only) method oF PAyment cheque money order ____________________________________________________________________________________ name credit card (circle one) _______/_______/__________ birthdate - mm/dd/yyyy _____________________________________________________ social insurance number ________________________________________ name on card ____________________________________________________________________________________ address ________________________________________ credit card account number ____________________________________________________________________________________ city province postal code _______/_______ expiry date ____________________________________________________________________________________ home phone business phone local ________________________________________ signature ____________________________________________________________________________________ email ________________________________________ date ____________________________________________________________________________________ course name ____________________________________________________________________________________ course code start date and time fee The information on this form is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information/Protection of Privacy Act, and is needed to process your application for admission. If you have any questions about the collection or use of the information, contact the Dean of Continuing Studies at 604.323.5642. To protect our students' privacy, credit card data is purged upon registration. registration arts Registration Information to register Some classes fill quickly. Registrations are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Receipts will be mailed. Online: At www.langara.bc.ca/login if you have a Langara ID number. If you don't have one or can't remember it, call 604.323.5322. Fax: Registration form to 604.323.5899 with credit card info. Mail: Registration form with payment to Langara College, Continuing Studies, 100 West 49th Ave., Vancouver, BC V5Y 2Z6. Make cheques payable to Langara College. Phone: 604.323.5322. Drop in: Register in person at the Continuing Studies Office at Langara College. registration office Hours � Monday through Thusday, 9:00 am-7:30 pm � Friday: 9:00 am-4:00 pm � Saturday: 9:00 am-3:00 pm witHDrawals & refunDs Refunds due to student withdrawal: � Before course starts: All refunds are subject to an administration fee of 20% of the course/event fee (minimum $15 to a maximum of $35 per course). Cancellations must be received one day prior to the first day of class. Please note: We would be pleased to hold a 100% credit of the registration fee toward taking another Langara Continuing Studies course(s). This credit is valid for 12 months. l angara college bookstore For current hours, returns, and buyback policies, or other information, please check our website at www.langara.bc.ca/bookstore or call 604.323.5525. fooD services The main cafeteria is located in the A building. Vending machines are available. safewalk If you would like a security guard to walk you to your car, please call 604.562.1011. coDe of conDuct Langara College is committed to the principle that all members of the College community have the right to work and study in a supportive and mutually respectful environment. Disability services If you are a student with a documented disability and require support services and acommodations, please visit www.langara.bc.ca/student-services/ disability-services for information on how to access Disability Services, including important deadlines. � After course has started: No refunds / credits are issued except for extraordinary circumstances. In such cases, requests must be submitted in writing by email, fax, mail, or in person to the relevant program coordinator. refunD payments Fee payments made by phone using credit card are refunded back to the credit card. Payments made in person using cash, cheque, debit, or credit card will be refunded by cheque. Please allow three weeks for processing. Please note: Certain programs and courses have refund policies different from above. Dates closeD The Continuing Studies Office is closed and classes postponed during the following holidays: � Christmas Break: December 23-January 2, 2012 � Easter Break: April 6 - 9 � Victoria Day: May 19 - 21 � Canada Day: June 30 - July 1 HarmonizeD sales ta x (Hst) A few courses are subject to HST which is not reflected in the tuition amount shown. room locations Room numbers for your courses will be posted on the bulletin board inside the West 49th Avenue entrance to the A Building. Some courses are held off-site. Please check your receipt for course location, or phone 604.323.5322. income ta x receipts Tuition fees for eligible courses exceeding $100 within a calendar year are income tax-deductible. Tax receipts for 2011 are available only on the Web. To access your receipt, you will need to login with your student number and password on the Langara College homepage. If you do not know your student number and/ or password, please contact Continuing Studies at 604.323.5322. w w w.l angar a .bc.c a/cs 604 323 5322 3 New Commercial Illustration Program Take your drawing techniques and practical skills to a new level. Our new program is aimed at those individuals interested in a career in commercial illustration with an emphasis on editorial, storyboarding and advertising. The focus will be on developing your basic skills with traditional methods in drawing and painting as well as focusing on digital and electronic techniques for the ever-changing market. The first two courses of the program are being offered in January 2012: � Drawing for Illustration � Life Drawing I Jeff Burgess, Program Coordinator 604.323.5964 | email@example.com Illustration by Jeff Burgess 4 l angar a continuing stuDies - spring 2012 arts Arts 6 communication arts 6 Communication Arts Certificate Program 9 electronic meDia Design 9 Electronic Media Design Program 10 Digital meDia 11 pHotograpHy 11 Photography Certificate Program 16 Digital film proDuction 16 Full-Time Certificate 17 Part-Time Certificate 20 Documentary proDuction 20 Documentary Production Certificate Program 20 art of camera & ligHting 20 Art of Camera & Lighting Certificate Program 21 electronic music proDuction 21 Full-Time Certificate 21 Part-Time Certificate 23 creative writing 26 visual arts 29 performing arts w w w.l angar a .bc.c a/cs 604 323 5322 5 For more information or advice on course selection, contact Johnathon Strebly at 604.324.2535 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Kaitie Bakker at 604.676.2173 or email@example.com schedule �September, January, May �Part-time and full-time options �Classes are once a week for three hours over a 12-week term Communication Arts communication arts certificate program The Communication Arts Program encompasses graphic design, art direction, design strategies, and portfolio development on a full or part-time basis. The comprehensive curriculum covers everything from concept development and colour theory to experience design and advertising strategy. With an overarching focus on ideation, each level builds upon the previous to expand the creative process and skill set. Courses are taught by working professionals who bring real-world perspectives, relevant case studies, and a mentorship philosophy to the classroom. The program allows for creative individuals interested in the design industry, recent graduates, and junior designers who are working in the field to expand their skills or to pursue new career directions. The program consists of 18 required courses for a total of 648 instructional hours. All class time includes lectures, in-class projects, critical analysis, critiques, and group discussions. program info Full-time status is five classes per term and the entire program can be completed in four terms. admission We encourage students of all skill and ability levels to discuss their educational and career goals with Program Coordinator, Johnathon Strebly or if assistance is needed in course selection, prior to registering. All students in the program are expected to have their own computer, along with licensed Adobe software and fonts, and experience in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator. For an introduction or intermediate training in these applications, we encourage students to enroll in our Digital Media courses. curriculum structure: level 1 �Design Drawing �Colour Theory & Applications �Concept Development �Layout & Grid Systems �Typography 1: Introduction �History of Communication Design level 3 �Art Direction �Packaging Design �Typography 3: Publication Design �Project Management �Independent Studio level 2 �Experience Design �Sustainable Design Thinking �Advertising Strategy �Print & Prepress �Typography 2: Experimental Type �Branding & Identity �Design & Visual Culture print & prepress CIDC1000 Examine in theory and put into practice the processes, materials, and requirements of print technology and subsequent design considerations. Issues such as paper, ink, fonts, file formats, postscript, colour, and resolution, as well as practical and advanced techniques, are discussed and illustrated with real-life examples. Historical, traditional, and hand-printing methods will also be covered. Prerequisite: All Level 1 courses. concept Development CIDC1001 Practice creative thinking and expand and develop your own creative process. Examine the world of compositional principles and visual relationships by learning basic terminology to be able to discuss your work and the work of others, and assorted tools to be able to recognize and create visual coherence in design. $559 (50754) 3.6 ceus/ilus 12 eve - tu Jan 17 - 1900-2200 $559 (50752) 3.6 ceus/ilus 12 day - sa Jan 21 - 1000-1300 6 l angar a continuing stuDies - spring 2012 arts typograpHy 1: introDuction CIDC1002 Investigate typography, one of the most important aspects of visual communication today, through basic and intermediate typesetting and typographic layout issues. Explore topics including letterform anatomy, readability, legibility, book design, letterform design and contemporary typographic technology. Discover and refine your own typographic design process to create innovative solutions with letters and words. Prerequisite: Adobe InDesign. layout & griD systems GRPH1018 The Layout & Grid Systems course explores all of the fundamental issues of layout, such as page composition, hierarchy, negative space, grids, type composition and graphical placement. Emphasis will be placed on how to make your work stand out amongst the crowd in a way that still holds true to the visual strategies that dictate the project. $559 (50760) 3.6 ceus/ilus 12 aft - sa Jan 21 - 1400-1700 typograpHy 2: experimental type CIDC2002 Introduce emotion and experimentation into your typographic projects by investigating various approaches and applying them to your practice. Use historical and modern reference points of the letterform as a point of departure. Apply tone, style, humour, and culture to wordmarks and sequential short text, all to enhance your message and the development of your concept. Prerequisite: All Level 1 courses. $559 (50756) 3.6 ceus/ilus 12 eve - mo Jan 16 - 1900-2200 Design Drawing CIDC1003 Utilize drawing as a medium to document and present your ideas. Apply drawing to the design process in the development of narratives, experiences and multidisciplinary projects, and gain a greater understanding of the elements and principles of design. The ability to communicate visually is important in our age of emerging media, often defining our potential as designers. $559 (50758) aDvertising strategy CIDC2000 Learn how to create and enhance your thoughts into "ideas" with a strategic focus in the area of advertising design. Develop skills to critique creative, to produce smart work, and to explore options in design, headline, and visual solutions. Learn what it takes to compete for the attention of today's intelligent and often cynical consumer. Prerequisite: All Level 1 courses. $559 (50764) 3.6 ceus/ilus 12 day - sa Jan 21 - 1000-1300 $559 (50762) 3.6 ceus/ilus 12 eve - tu Jan 17 - 1900-2200 3.6 ceus/ilus 12 eve - th Jan 19 - 1900-2200 colour tHeory & applications CIDC1004 Discover the theory and application of colour within design. Develop an understanding of the vocabulary of colour used within visual communication and an awareness of the role it has in contemporary culture. Apply theoretical concepts to balance technical and conceptual skills. Explore colour systems, differing colour schemes, optical effects, colour abstraction, and the psychological aspects of colour perception. $559 (50759) branDing & iDentity CIDC2001 An introduction to the power of branding and its wider implications within society, with a focus on how perception determines success or failure, and a goal of empowering students with different methods and techniques for effective idea generation. Learn how to formulate solutions involving how identity and logo design affect branding and communication strategy. Prerequisite: All Level 1 courses. experience Design CIDC2003 Define and understand the cognitive and physical attributes of your audience while complementing your design skills to strengthen your design intent. Translate your form--whether print, media or software--into something your audience will better understand, read, and experience. Successful design helps to avoid questions related to usability, wayfinding, meaning or intent. Prerequisite: All Level 1 courses. $559 (50765) 3.6 ceus/ilus 12 eve - th Jan 19 - 1900-2200 $559 (50763) 3.6 ceus/ilus 12 eve - we Jan 18 - 1900-2200 pack aging Design CIDC3001 Design and present concepts in 3D, all while delivering the product story within its packaging. Discuss the creations of meaningful interface driven by solid concepts and strong narrative. Create memorable and uplifting interactive and new media experiences that are balanced with successful usability practice. Prerequisite: All Level 2 courses. $559 (50766) 3.6 ceus/ilus 12 eve - th Jan 19 - 1900-2200 3.6 ceus/ilus 12 eve - we Jan 18 - 1900-2200 w w w.l angar a .bc.c a/cs 604 323 5322 7 typograpHy 3: publication Design CIDC3002 Refine your approach to complex typographic situations. Utilize the contributing factors influencing the design and typography of a publication that include the reader, stylistic positioning, effective and appropriate use of space, and non-text elements such as diagrams and illustrations. Prerequisite: All Level 2 courses. art Direction CIDC4000 Explore the role and expectations of the art director from the perspective of both advertising agency and client. Emphasis is put on original ideas that are engaging to the audience and solve the client's objectives. Students will use peer review to improve upon their ideas, presented through sketches, storyboards, renderings and creative briefs. Prerequisite: All Level 2 courses. Design & visual culture CIDC4003 Compare and contrast cultural criticism as it pertains to the communication and applied arts professions within design and visual culture. Learn to participate in, write about, and respond to presentday communication and ideation design issues including ethics, creativity, and social applications. Prerequisite: All Level 1 courses. $559 (50772) 3.6 ceus/ilus 12 eve - mo Jan 16, 2012 - 1900-2200 $559 (50767) 3.6 ceus/ilus 12 eve - we Jan 18 - 1900-2200 $559 (50770) 3.6 ceus/ilus 12 eve - we Jan 18 - 1900-2200 History of communication Design CIDC3003 Realize your profession from the origins of visual communication in writing systems through to the present digital world. Identify, articulate, and reapply historical style and references in both verbal and graphic media. Areas covered include hieroglyphics, Imperial Rome, the Medieval Age, the Renaissance, the Industrial Age, Arts & Crafts, Art Nouveau, Constructivism, the Bauhaus, Modernism, and Postmodern Deconstructivism. $559 (50768) inDepenDent stuDio CIDC4002 This class will be an extended independent project of the student's own concept and execution. Although every project will be supervised by the instructor, the idea, direction, and scope will all be formulated by the student. Prerequisite: All Level 2 courses. $559 (50771) 3.6 ceus/ilus 12 eve - mo Jan 16- 1900-2200 proJect management CIDC4004 Manage your own firm with solid knowledge of studio operations, sales, negotiating, banking, bookkeeping, accounting, legal issues, contracts, studio location and setup, all related to the graphic design and art directing industry. Prepare yourself for opportunities in the creative job market by learning portfolio development essentials, design professionalism and personal and business promotion. Prerequisite: All Level 2 courses. 3.6 ceus/ilus 12 eve - tu Jan 17 - 1900-2200 $559 (50773) 3.6 ceus/ilus 12 eve - tu Jan 17, 2012 - 1900-2200 sustainable Design tHinking CIDC3004 Re-think purpose, function and the design process with an environmental eye. As environmental awareness becomes increasingly prevalent, designers have the power to influence change and apply their creative skills to produce more environmentally friendly communications. Through discussions, research, and assignments, this course is intended to inform, challenge and inspire designers to make a difference. Prerequisite: All Level 1 courses. Featured Communication Arts Instructors Dean ponto With a BFA from the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California and an intense work ethic, Dean gained valuable brand experience at advertising agencies with a reputation for creating ideas that moved the needle. Combining awardwinning concepts with a strategic focus, he loves the challenge of taking on the toughest assignments. nancy wu Nancy is an award-winning designer, art director and illustrator with experience in development of brand identity systems, packaging design, custom typography, and a variety of print communications. Educated at The University of British Columbia and Capilano University, Nancy has over 19 years of design experience with established firms. ross milne After graduating with a degree in Communication Design from Emily Carr University, Ross pursued a master's degree in type design from the Type & Media master's program at the Royal Academy of Art (KABK) in the Netherlands. Ross currently works as a contributing designer with Commercial Type while pursuing his own projects in graphic and type design. sHawn parkinson Shawn is a multidisciplinary designer, art director and creative strategist based in Vancouver. He is currently the creative director at MakeToday, where he envisions and designs brands, products, services, and experiences for a wide range of clients. Previously, Shawn was the longest serving member of the Vancouver 2010 design team. $559 (50769) 3.6 ceus/ilus 12 eve - fr Jan 20 - 1900-2200 8 l angar a continuing stuDies - spring 2012 arts For more information, or to book an interview, contact Johnathon Strebly at 604.324.2535 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or Kaitie Bakker at 604.676.2173 or email@example.com location All classes are held at Unit L2, 601 West Broadway. schedule �One-year full-time program �Starts every January and September �Classes run Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm �Maximum 16 students Electronic Media Design electronic meDia Design program The Electronic Media Design Program is a one-year, full-time curriculum, designed to train graphic designers in web and interactive media. The emphasis is to train individuals in the strategic and stylistic elements of design, then ensure they have a strong technical background in order for them to effectively produce design work within a project's budget. This is not a desktop publishing program, nor one that focuses exclusively on technical issues. It would be an advantage to have some design experience, but it is not a prerequisite. Students will be using a 15" Apple MacBook Pro laptop with full educational versions of the following software: Adobe Design Premium CS5 (InDesign, Photoshop Extended, Illustrator, Flash Professional, Dreamweaver, Acrobat Pro, Adobe Bridge, Device Central, and Fireworks) and Apple Final Cut Studio (Final Cut Pro, Soundtrack Pro, Motion, and DVD Studio Pro). All software is registered in the student's name and belongs to the student. Included in tuition is a student membership to the Society of Graphic Designers of Canada (GDC) and connection to local events, awards, inspiration, portfolio reviews, job opportunities and peer networking. Entry into this program is based on an application interview. Students will receive one-onone consultation and instruction. All instructors are professional designers from the print and electronic media design industries, chosen for their extensive technical knowledge and industry recognized expertise. program costs The combined cost of the program is $16,475 ($12,600 for tuition plus $3,875 estimated cost for computer and software). The full fee is divided over three payments, due at the beginning of each term: Term 1: $9,675 ($5,800 to Langara / $3,875 estimate for computer and software), Term 2: $4,600, Term 3: $2,200. curriculum structure term 1 �Mac OS �Copyright �Colour Theory �Web 1 �Interactive Media 1 �Adobe InDesign �Adobe Photoshop �Adobe Illustrator �History of Design term 2 �Typography 1 �Colour & Concept �Interface Design �Creative Process 1 �Web 2 �Final Cut Studio 1 term 3 �Typography 2 �Project Management �Creative Process 2 �Portfolio Development �Web 3 �Interactive Media 2 Featured Electronic Media Design Instructors laurel swenson Laurel is a designer, artist, and explorer of ideas. She focuses on serving the branding and design needs of clients within the medical technologies, healthcare, and life sciences arenas. She has been working in the creative industry for over 16 years and is a Certified Graphic Designer with the Graphic Designer's Association of Canada. yaz JallaD Yaz is a Vancouver-based developer currently working at Noise Digital as a web application developer. Previous to this, Yaz was the lead Flash developer for Engine Digital. During his time freelancing, Yaz had the opportunity to work with the Vancouver Canucks on several social media projects--a developer/hockey fan's dream. w w w.l angar a .bc.c a/cs 604 323 5322 9 Digital Media For more information, or to book an interview, contact Johnathon Strebly at 604.324.2535 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or Kaitie Bakker at 604.676.2173 or email@example.com Html & css level 1 GRPH1022 In this course you will learn HTML and CSS basics, allowing you to create designs which won't lead to surprises when you pass them on to your web developer. By learning how web developers work and think you will gain the ability to create better website designs and understand the limitations and differences between print and web design. Prerequisites: Some Photoshop experience. aDobe pHotosHop level 1 PHTG1026 Designed to familiarize students with the capabilities of Adobe Photoshop. Students learn methods of enhancing and working with high resolution images for various media output. This course provides students with the confidence to tackle complex photo-illustrations. Prerequisites: Mac or PC experience. Note: This course is taught on a Mac. $260 (50777) 6 eve - tu Jan 24 - 1900-2200 $505 (50781) (50782) 12 eve - we Jan 18- 1900-2200 12 aft - sa Jan 21 - 1400-1700 The Digital Media Series is a collection of production software courses for the applied arts. This is not a certificate program; it is simply an extensive collection of software courses that are open to everyone. The courses within this program are very in-depth, but they are designed to guide students right from the beginning. You are not required to have previous experience for any Level 1 course. microsoft office for mac level 1 GRPH1080 In this Level 1 introduction to Microsoft Office for the Mac, learn how to create a business document quickly and effectively using Word and Excel. This course focuses on two specific areas: word processing and spreadsheets. $250 (50774) 6 eve - we Jan 25 - 1900-2200 aDobe Dreamweaver level 1 GRPH1021 Learn how to use Adobe Dreamweaver to produce standards compliant web pages. Understand how Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) form the basis of modern web design. Other topics include graphics for the web, templates, tables, and uploading your sites. All assignments will be published live to the Internet on Langara College's instructional web server. Note: This course is taught on a Mac. aDobe pHotosHop level 2 PHTG1028 Using the newest Adobe technology, students will learn advanced methods of photo-illustration and composing multilayered images. Emphasis in this course is placed equally on technical and aesthetic imaging considerations, and production techniques for photo composites. Prerequisites: Adobe Photoshop Level 1 or equivalent. $430 (50785) 10 eve - we Jan 25 - 1900-2200 $505 (50783) (50784) 12 eve - th Jan 19 - 1900-2200 12 day - sa Jan 21 - 1000-1300 microsoft office for mac level 2 GRPH1082 In this Level 2 introduction to Microsoft Office, expand on learning how to create a business document quickly and effectively using Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access. This course focuses on four specific areas: word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, and database management. $250 (50775) 6 eve - we mar 07 - 1900-2200 aDobe illustrator level 1 GRPH1009 Adobe Illustrator is one of the most popular computer applications for computer illustration in the design industry. Learn Illustrator's full capabilities for creating logo design, line art or continuous tone illustrations, as well as using colour and photography and importing or exporting files for use with other graphic applications. Prerequisites: Mac experience. Note: This course is taught on a Mac. Featured Digital Media Instructors kevin l antHier Kevin is a freelance digital retoucher who specializes in compositing for advertising images. He has also previously worked as a photo assistant and digital tech on several major commercial productions, as well as a staff photographer at a sport fishing resort. sHayne letain Shayne has been working in the creative industry for over 15 years. Primarily a freelance illustrator, Shayne has also worked on projects as a designer, game developer, animator and writer. These varied roles have allowed him to develop a very broad view of the industry, and the tools that drive that industry. $430 (50779) 10 eve - mo Jan 23 - 1900-2200 macintosH introDuction MACI1013 Learn to use a Macintosh computer, including the iMac. Participants learn the essentials of the Mac OS, including terminology, file organization and customization. The later sessions focus on basic troubleshooting and using the Internet for email and web browsing. $240 (50776) 6 day - sa Jan 28 - 1000-1300 aDobe inDesign level 1 GRPH1041 InDesign, part of the Adobe Creative Suite, is a superb page layout program that works seamlessly with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. This course is a comprehensive exploration of InDesign's tools and capabilities as they relate to both print and PDF projects. Prerequisites: Mac experience. Note: This course is taught on a Mac. $430 (50780) 10 eve - th Jan 26 - 1900-2200 10 l angar a continuing stuDies - spring 2012 arts For more information, contact Andrew Tripp at 604.323.5928 or firstname.lastname@example.org schedule �Part-time certificate program �Starts May, September, January Photography pHotograpHy certificate program Our instructors represent some of the top individuals in the commercial and fine art fields of photography. These working professionals ensure that students learn the most up-to-date techniques and acquire a realistic perspective of the commercial and fine art photographic industries, including ethics and politics. Langara's facilities include three fully-equipped studios, 13 fully-equipped colour and black & white darkrooms, colour and black & white dry-to-dry print processors, a large wet processing area, a large print finishing and mounting room, two well-equipped Mac labs for digital imagery, two Phase 1 Digital Backs for medium format, and a four-foot Epson 9600 digital printer. "The Langara CS photography program allowed me to take what was always a passion of mine and develop that into an art form. When I look at the raw photographer I was prior to joining the program, and where I am now after completion, I am often in disbelief that I am able to create images that have this intangible professional quality to them. A key ingredient to my growth as a photographer was the genuine personal interest each of the highly accomplished instructors invested in my development. I will continue to strongly recommend this program to anyone who has a dream of creating truly captivating imagery in an educational environment that fosters such freedom of expression and technical proficiency." Kent Wingerak. Certificate of Completion, 2010. certificate requirements To qualify for certification, students must complete 576 hours of training. Allow yourself two to 2.5 years to complete this program. When students have completed all of the required and elective courses (four Group 1 electives and four Group 2 elective courses) and compiled a successful portfolio of photographs, they receive certification. required courses (total of 288 hours) �Basic Photography (Film or Digital) (36 hours) �Basic Darkroom (Film) OR Basic Digital Workflow (36 hours) �Photographic Art History (36 hours) �Intermediate Photography (Film) OR Digital Intermediate Photography (36 hours) �Practical Lighting (36 hours) �Advanced Studio Lighting (36 hours) �Business Practices (36 hours) �Business Management (36 hours) �Graduation Project (no class time) group 2 elective courses (minimum of 144 hours): �Food & Beverage Photography (36 hours) �The Photographic Portrait (36 hours) �Creative Light Painting Techniques (36 hours) �The Photographic Nude (36 hours) �Alternative Photographic Processes (36 hours) �Landscape Photography (36 hours) �Marketing for Fine Artists (36 hours) �Architectural Photography (36 hours) �Street Photography (36 hours) �Commercial Production (36 hours) �Commercial Photography (36 hours) group 1 elective courses �Composition & Design (36 hours) �Photographic Style (36 hours) �The Photographic Concept (36 hours) �The Contemporary Image (36 hours) �Creative Darkroom (36 hours) �Advanced Composition and Design (36 hours) �Photoshop Level 1 (36 hours) �Photoshop Level 2 (36 hours) �Photoshop Level 3 (36 hours) w w w.l angar a .bc.c a/cs 604 323 5322 11 aDobe pHotosHop level 1 PHTG1026 Designed to familiarize students with the capabilities of Adobe Photoshop. Students learn methods of enhancing and working with high resolution images for various media output. This course provides students with the confidence to tackle complex photo-illustrations. Prerequisites: Mac or PC experience. Note: This course is taught on a Mac. aDvanceD bl ack & wHite pHotograpHy PHTG1008 This course explores the foundations of the Zone System and puts into practice the concept of pre-visualizing your black and white images. It will take your black and white photography to a higher level of quality and will teach critical tonal recognition. The goal of this course is to be able to shoot `perfect' negatives consistently. Prerequisites: Intermediate Photography and Basic Darkroom (or equivalents). Note: This course is film-based, and not designed for digital photographers. arcHitectural pHotograpHy PHTG1046 This course introduces students to the very specialized genre of interior and exterior architectural photography. Aspects such as equipment selection, lighting, contemporary styles and aesthetics, as well as the business side of the genre are all addressed. For the shooter that appreciates the beauty and challenge of photographs which adorn the pages of contemporary home-style magazines, this course is a must! Prerequisites: Advanced Studio Lighting. $505 (50781) (50782) 12 eve - we Jan 18 - 1900-2200 12 aft - sa Jan 21 - 1400-1700 $444 (50100) 12 day - sa Jan 21 - 1000-1300 (williams) aDobe pHotosHop level 2 PHTG1028 Using the newest Adobe technology, students will learn advanced methods of photo-illustration and composing multilayered images. Emphasis in this course is placed equally on technical and aesthetic imaging considerations, and production techniques for photo-composites. Prerequisites: Adobe Photoshop Level 1 or equivalent. $504 (50060) 12 eve - mo Jan 16 - 1830-2130 (la bounty) $505 (50783) (50784) 12 eve - th Jan 19 - 1900-2200 12 day - sa Jan 21 - 1000-1300 aDvanceD stuDio ligHting PHTG1018 Expand upon the experience gained in Practical Lighting with lectures, demonstrations, student shooting sessions, and an intensive, in-depth look at photographic lighting. Experiment with unconventional techniques and the manipulation of sunlight in relation to a variety of subjects including people, still life, editorial, automobiles and architecture. Prerequisites: Practical Lighting or equivalent. basic Darkroom PHTG1003 Through lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on experience, learn the basic principles and practices of the traditional black & white darkroom. Topics include film processing, contact prints, enlargements and some print finishing techniques. Students require a 35mm (or Medium Format) film camera with manual exposure capability. $414 (50076) 12 eve - we Jan 18 - 1830-2130 (la bounty) new aDvanceD black & wHite Darkroom PHTG1063 Ideal for the photographer who wants to develop silver-based darkroom techniques which require the utmost in concept and skill. Taking the next step forward from Practical Darkroom, students will learn how to print with multiple negatives, digital versus analogue practices in the darkroom, further explorations in film/developer types, chemistry, paper choices, gold toning and advanced bleaching for contrast changes. Prerequisites: Practical Darkroom. $485 (50061) (50062) 12 eve - we Jan 18 - 1830-2130 (blue) 12 eve - th Jan 19 - 1830-2130 (blue) basic Digital pHotograpHy PHTG1049 This entry-level course covers the basics of photography as they apply to Digital SLR cameras. Covering traditional aspects such as exposure, depth-of-field and composition, the course also delves into basic digital controls such as white balance, histograms and elemental workflow. A DSLR is a must for this course. Prerequisites: Basic computer skills. Note: The online version of this course is offered through Blackboard CE. Students will need access to basic lighting to complete some of the assignments. Please contact the instructor (email@example.com) for more information. $504 (50565) 12 day - sa Jan 21 - 1000-1300 (labounty) $449 (50089) (50097) (50098) (50090) 12 eve - mo Jan 16 - 1830-2130 (Jackson) 12 eve - tu Jan 17 - 1830-2130 (Jackson) 12 aft - sa Jan 21 - 1400-1700 (Jackson) online - mo Jan 16 (tripp) 12 l angar a continuing stuDies - spring 2012 arts basic Digital workflow PHTG1057 This course teaches you how to go from A to Z with your digital photos. It will help you take your photos through the necessary process to do what you want with them, as well as show you how to obtain maximum quality in every photo, through exposure to archiving, and from digital-specific techniques to digital-specific problems. Prerequisites: Basic computer skills. basic pHotograpHy PHTG1002 This is an excellent course for those new to photography! Develop a solid foundation in basic photographic concepts including exposure control, depth of field, composition, and night photography. Black & white film processing and printing techniques are also covered. Students require a 35mm SLR film camera. Note: This course is designed for film camera users; those with digital SLRs should enroll in Basic Digital Photography. commercial proDuction PHTG1060 This course is for photographers planning on producing large-scale shoots for projects such as advertising, editorial and fine art. This course teaches students how to produce their own work including propping, location scouting, stylists, animal wranglers and set building. Students will produce two of their own shoots using these production techniques. Prerequisites: Advanced Studio Lighting. Corequisites: Photoshop Level 2. $449 (50099) (50146) (50147) (50148) 12 eve - mo Jan 16 - 1830-2130 (blasberg) 12 eve - fr Jan 20 - 1830-2130 (blasberg) 12 day - sa Jan 21 - 1000-1300 (blasberg) 12 aft - sa Jan 21 - 1400-1700 (Holloway) $414 (50073) 12 day - sa Jan 21 - 1000-1300 $519 (50201) 12 eve - mo Jan 16 - 1830-2130 (kaulback) basic people pHotograpHy PHTG1061 An introductory course on developing the necessary communication and technical skills in obtaining `the most out of models.' Students will gain practical experience through thematic studio sessions ranging from commercial comedy to corporate drama, music, beauty, and sports as they further investigate their DSLR or SLR camera functions. Also explored are strategies in effective auditioning and hiring of `talent'. Prerequisites: Basic Photography (film or digital). business practices PHTG1015 Part of a series of courses including Business Management and Commercial Photography. This course covers all aspects of marketing your photographic business: advertising, direct mail, portfolio design, negotiating, selling techniques, PR, and photographic reps. Prerequisites: Advanced Studio Lighting or equivalent. $464 (50200) 12 eve - tu Jan 17 - 1830-2130 (blue) composition anD Design PHTG1022 Learn to make rather than take photographs by exploring the fundamentals of composition, design and conceptualization. Focus on contemporary and historical issues of photography and its vocabulary (balance, movement, contrast, juxtaposition, etc.). Also study the impact of these visual aspects on commercial and fine art buyers. Practical applications and practices are demonstrated throughout the course. Prerequisites: Practical Lighting or equivalent. $449 (50202) 12 eve - we Jan 18 - 1830-2130 12 eve - fr Jan 20 - 1800-2130 12 eve - tu Jan 17 - 1830-2130 (la bounty) $470 (50149) (50199) (mastromonaco) (mastromonaco) w w w.l angar a .bc.c a/cs 604 323 5322 13 new Dslr viDeo proDuction PHTG1062 This course introduces students to the enormous video capture potential of the latest DSLR cameras. It covers camera functions, as well as lighting and continuity. Students must have their own camera capable of HD video capture. Prerequisites: Basic Digital Photography. $424 (50704) (fillingham) 10 eve - mo Jan 16 - 1830-2130 eDitorial pHotograpHy PHTG1053 This course examines the world of magazine photography and what it takes to get those juicy assignments, produce the images and make a living in one of the most highlycharged areas of today's photography market. Students will work on a wide range of typical editorial assignments such as portraiture, travel, conceptual photo illustration, fashion and still life images. Prerequisites: Advanced Studio Lighting or equivalent. lanDscape pHotograpHy PHTG1006 Challenge yourself to look at the landscape from a new perspective. Through a series of lectures, in depth critiques and location shooting sessions, students will gain an understanding of the various approaches to photographing the landscape from the natural to the urban and from the conventional to the unconventional. Prerequisites: Intermediate Photography (film or digital) or equivalent. $485 (50275) 12 day - sa Jan 21 - 1000-1300 (balderston) Digital intermeDiate pHotograpHy PHTG1048 This course is designed for students who are beyond the basics of photography and covers aspects such as shooting RAW versus JPEG, custom white balance control, a review of depth of field and composition, as well as lighting theory and practice for still life and people. Students require their own digital SLR, and a flash is also recommended. Prerequisites: Basic Digital Photography or equivalent, and Basic Digital Workflow. Note: An online version of this course is available. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for information. $504 (50080) 12 eve - tu Jan 17 - 1830-2130 (morris) fooD & beverage pHotograpHy PHTG1023 Explore the problems and solutions specific to shooting food and beverages. Students will produce their own work with the help of a professional food stylist. Prerequisites: Advanced Studio Lighting or equivalent. $475 (50273) 12 day - sa Jan 21 - 1000-1300 (Durant) new marketing for fine artists PHTG1050 This course is geared towards artists pursuing exhibitions or careers in public and commercial art galleries. The twelveweek course covers a range of practical exercises and critical theory in preparation for approaching the art market. This includes sessions in portfolio construction, exhibition design, gallery guidelines and procedures, exclusive Vancouver gallery visits and guest speaker curators. $454 (50276) 12 eve - we Jan 18 - 1830-2130 (shen) $424 (50204) (50270) (50272) (50278) 12 eve - mo Jan 16 - 1830-2130 (weddell) 12 eve - tu Jan 17 - 1830-2130 (sirois) 12 aft - sa Jan 21 - 1400-1700 (weddell) online - tu Jan 17 (tripp) intermeDiate colour printing PHTG1034 This intermediate course is designed to assist students in refining their colour printing skills and expanding their understanding of the aesthetic and technical possibilities that colour photography has to offer. The instructor will work closely with each student in the development of a cohesive body of colour photographic prints made from negatives shot throughout the course. Prerequisites: Basic Colour Printing. pHotograpHic art History PHTG1037 This course is a survey of the history of photography from its origins to its present state. Students explore the historical context in which the medium was invented and evolved. Photography is not a single process but rather a new way of seeing and thinking. This course looks at photographers and their styles and artistic movements in photography. $404 (50279) (50280) 12 eve - tu Jan 17 - 1830-2130 (Harper) 12 eve - we Jan 18 - 1830-2130 (Harper) $430 (50274) 12 eve - tu Jan 17 - 1830-2130 (balderston) 14 l angar a continuing stuDies - spring 2012 arts pHotograpHic