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Raster Graphics: Adobe Photoshop GDES 1275

Graphic Design Course

Course details

​Photoshop mastery is essential to managing and producing a highly professional product. Students will create stunning images and composites for visual communication projects by exploring the Photoshop interface and an array of photo-editing techniques. The course focuses on fine image editing, retouching and in developing high quality online and print image compositions. Students will learn how to create complex graphics that can be built in multiple layers for organization and independent manipulation.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$574.24 - $600.13 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below are two offerings of GDES 1275 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 90633

Duration

Wed Jan 04 - Wed Mar 22 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 90633
  • $574.24
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 22 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Mahmoud Abdel-Hai

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$574.24

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. This course will be delivered entirely online, however, is an asynchronous course which does not require that you meet each week at a specific time. You will require access to the Adobe Creative Cloud in order to complete this course. In order to access the Adobe Creative cloud on your personal devices for off campus use, a subscription will be required. The cost of your Adobe subscription will be in addition to the tuition fee for this course. Information explaining how to obtain a discounted Adobe subscription is available on the BCIT Software Access webpage It is important you have a stable and consistent internet connection to access course content. Please check to ensure you meet the computer requirements for the class. If this section is full, you can add your contact information to the School of Business Waitlist: sobptswaitlist.bcitsitecentre.ca
Status

Seats Available

5 seats remaining as of Fri December 9, 2022 at 3:00 pm (PST). Availability may change at any time.

CRN 90694

Duration

Mon Jan 09 - Mon Mar 27 (11 weeks)

  • 11 weeks
  • CRN 90694
  • $600.13
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Mar 27 Mon 18:00 - 21:15 Downtown DTC Rm. 860
Instructor

Tyler Higgs

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$600.13

Important information
  1. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  2. No class Feb 20. You will require access to the Adobe Creative Cloud in order to complete this course. In order to access the Adobe Creative Cloud on your personal devices for off campus use, a subscription will be required. The cost of your Adobe subscription will be in addition to the tuition fee for this course. Information explaining how to obtain a discounted Adobe subscription is available on the BCIT Software Access webpage www.bcit.ca/it-services/software-access/ ... If this section is full, you can add your contact information to the School of Business Waitlist: sobptswaitlist.bcitsitecentre.ca
Status

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe the difference between raster and vector graphics.
  • Navigate the Photoshop environment and efficiently apply the provided toolset.
  • Apply correction and enhancements to photographic images, such as using smart filters; straighten, crop and resize; use adjustment layers; correct the perspective of an image; restore an aged or damaged photo; and eliminate unwanted elements such as red-eye or blemishes.
  • Create composite made out of multiple images in order to produce unique and original work.
  • Learn the difference between destructive and non-destructive editing techniques.
  • Consider colour spaces, resolution, and file format based on final output for web or print production.

Effective as of Winter 2023

Related Programs

Raster Graphics: Adobe Photoshop (GDES 1275) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Digital Photography
    Statement of Completion Part-time
  2. Graphic Design
    Certificate Full-time/Part-time
  3. Graphic Design Foundations
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  4. Media Techniques and Marketing Communications
    Certificate Part-time
  5. Media Techniques for Business
    Certificate Part-time
  6. User Interface (UI) and User Experience (UX) Design
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  7. Video Production and Editing
    Associate Certificate Part-time

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