Ryan Mitchell Parra

Adjunct Faculty

Art

Art

Classes Taught

Summer 2020

ART131 Photography I 3 Credits
Basic photographic principles and techniques. Basic camera functions and controls. Experience in the image-making process by creating and editing photographs for various display environments. Introduction to the photographic aesthetic and photography's role in society. Prerequisites: None. Note: Camera required.
General Education Designations: Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
18297
Dobson Campus
LIVE ONLINE
Lecture/Lab
05/26/2020 - 07/16/2020
-

Class Ended

Special Class Meeting Information
Location Start End Days Times
LIVE ONLINE6/15/2020 Mo 12:00 PM - 2:40 PM
LIVE ONLINE7/13/2020 Mo 12:00 PM - 2:40 PM

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 18297 Students are required to attend two virtual class sessions for project critiques. These classes will meet in a virtual online classroom on 6/15/2020 and 7/13/2020 from 12:00 - 2:40pm. Please contact your instructor for more information: ryan.parra@mesacc.edu

Fall 2020

ART131 Photography I 3 Credits
Basic photographic principles and techniques. Basic camera functions and controls. Experience in the image-making process by creating and editing photographs for various display environments. Introduction to the photographic aesthetic and photography's role in society. Prerequisites: None. Note: Camera required.
Fully-adjustable, high-resolution, digital camera is required. (digital SLR recommended). Art100, Introduction to Computer Graphic Art, is highly recommended as a precursor to this course. This class is taught using Macintosh computers. A DSLR camera is required. ART131 is required for the Certificate of Completion in Digital Arts: Digital Photography and the AAS Digital Arts: Digital Photography Track. Information: 480-461-7526 or see the Art Department website at: www.mesacc.edu/departments/art.
General Education Designations: Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
33223
Dobson Campus
Lecture/Lab
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020

Closed

Notes: This is an On Your Time Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 33223 Students may contact instructor at: ryan.parra@mesacc.edu

Additional Notes: Fully-adjustable, high-resolution, digital camera is required. (digital SLR recommended). Art100, Introduction to Computer Graphic Art, is highly recommended as a precursor to this course. This class is taught using Macintosh computers. A DSLR camera is required. ART131 is required for the Certificate of Completion in Digital Arts: Digital Photography and the AAS Digital Arts: Digital Photography Track. Information: 480-461-7526 or see the Art Department website at: www.mesacc.edu/departments/art.

ART132 Photography II 3 Credits
Advanced camera and darkroom techniques. Aesthetic awareness with personal expression. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ART131 or permission of Instructor.
Fully-adjustable, high-resolution, digital camera is required. (digital SLR recommended). Art100, Introduction to Computer Graphic Art, is highly recommended as a precursor to this course. This class is taught using Macintosh computers. A DSLR camera is required. ART132 is required for the Certificate of Completion in Digital Arts: Digital Photography. It is also required for the AAS Digital Arts Digital Photography Track. Additional field trips to be arranged.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
33224
Dobson Campus
Lecture/Lab
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020

Closed

No Seats Available

Notes: This is an On Your Time Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 33224 Students may contact instructor at: ryan.parra@mesacc.edu

Additional Notes: Fully-adjustable, high-resolution, digital camera is required. (digital SLR recommended). Art100, Introduction to Computer Graphic Art, is highly recommended as a precursor to this course. This class is taught using Macintosh computers. A DSLR camera is required. ART132 is required for the Certificate of Completion in Digital Arts: Digital Photography. It is also required for the AAS Digital Arts Digital Photography Track. Additional field trips to be arranged.

ART133 Photography III 3 Credits
Refinement of aesthetic and technical aspects producing convincing images of highest quality. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ART132 or permission of Instructor.
Fully-adjustable, high-resolution, digital camera is required. (digital SLR recommended). Art100, Introduction to Computer Graphic Art, is highly recommended as a precursor to this course. This class is taught using Macintosh computers. A DSLR camera is required.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
33284
Dobson Campus
Lecture/Lab
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020

Closed

No Seats Available

Notes: This is an On Your Time Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 33284 Students may contact instructor at: ryan.parra@mesacc.edu

Additional Notes: Fully-adjustable, high-resolution, digital camera is required. (digital SLR recommended). Art100, Introduction to Computer Graphic Art, is highly recommended as a precursor to this course. This class is taught using Macintosh computers. A DSLR camera is required.

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