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MDIA 1180 - Adobe Photoshop 1

Media Communications Part-time Studies Course

School of Business + Media

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Course Details

This course introduces students to the creative world of photo editing using Adobe Photoshop. The course starts with an overview of raster based applications, including image resolution and the co-relation between pixel dimensions, color depth, and image quality. Students will customize the Photoshop workspace, use the quick selection tool, use the quick mask selection tool, manipulate selections, save selections to channels, and perform tonal corrections with the spot healing brush tool and the content-aware fill. Students will create point type, create a clipping mask from type, create vector paths, use layers and adjustment layers, and paint with the mixer brush tool.

Credits

1.5

Cost

$496.09 - $506.09 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2020

Below are three offerings of this course for the Fall 2020 term.

CRN 30692

Mon Sep 14 - Mon Oct 26 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 14 - Oct 26 Mon 18:00 - 21:00 DTC Online Delivery

Instructor

Tyler Higgs

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$496.09

Notes

  1. No class Oct 12.

2 seats remaining as of Aug 13, 2020 10:07 pm (PDT). Availability may change at any time.

CRN 40251

Wed Sep 16 - Wed Oct 21 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 16 - Oct 21 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 BBY Online Delivery

Instructor

Mahmoud Abdel-Hai

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$506.09

5 seats remaining as of Aug 13, 2020 10:07 pm (PDT). Availability may change at any time.

CRN 46015

Thu Oct 01 - Thu Nov 05 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Oct 01 - Nov 05 Thu 18:00 - 21:00 DTC Online Delivery

Instructor

Tyler Higgs

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$496.09

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Explain how resolution and pixel dimensions impact the quality of an image.
  • Demonstrate the differences between RGB and CMYK color modes.
  • Adjust the color and tone of an image using different tools and techniques.
  • Demonstrate use of working with masks and channels.
  • Develop a strategy for retouching images using different tools.
  • Create and adjust vector paths to cut out parts of an image.
  • Organize artwork on layers.
  • Apply blending modes to layers.
  • Rearrange layers to change the stacking order of artwork.
  • Use guides to position text in a composition.
  • Format text with fonts, leading, tracking, and kerning.
  • Add text and layer effects to a layer.
  • Paint an image with the mixer brush using different brush dynamics.

Effective as of Fall 2013

Related Programs

MDIA 1180 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

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

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