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MDIA 2180 - Adobe Photoshop 2

Media Communications Part-time Studies Course

School of Business + Media

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the fall 2021 term as informed by BC Public Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

Course Details

This course covers advanced compositing techniques, including painting with the mixer brush, adding a background, matching colour schemes across images, and blending multiple pictures to create a panorama. Students will select different brush settings and create a custom brush preset. The course also covers applying layer styles, adding adjustment layers, using layer effects and blending modes. Students will manipulate an image with Puppet Warp, create type on a path, warp point type, design with paragraphs of type and work with type styles. Other topics covered in the course include straightening and cropping images, using the spot healing and brush tools, repairing areas of an image using the clone stamp tool, applying gradients to layers, and working with masks and channels. Students will also prepare files for the web by creating slices and export HTML and images.

Prerequisite(s)

MDIA 1180

Credits

1.5

Cost

$483.52 - $505.73 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2021

Below are two offerings of this course for the Fall 2021 term.

CRN 45947

Mon Nov 01 - Mon Dec 06 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Nov 01 - Dec 06 Mon 18:00 - 21:00 DTC DTC Rm. 860

Instructor

Tyler Higgs

Course Outline

Cost

$505.73

Notes

  1. 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 If this section is full, you can add your contact information to the School of Business Waitlist: https://sobptswaitlist.bcitsitecentre.ca
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

5 seats remaining as of Oct 25, 2021 2:15 pm (PDT). Availability may change at any time.

CRN 40252

Wed Oct 27 - Wed Dec 01 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Oct 27 - Dec 01 Wed Online

Instructor

Mahmoud Abdel-Hai

Course Outline

Cost

$488.63

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. 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 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. 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: https://sobptswaitlist.bcitsitecentre.ca
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Full

Winter 2022

Below are three offerings of this course for the Winter 2022 term.

CRN 80945

Wed Feb 16 - Wed Mar 23 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 16 - Mar 23 Wed Online

Instructor

Mahmoud Abdel-Hai

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$483.52

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Pre-requisite: MDIA 1180 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. It is important you have a stable and consistent internet connection to access course content. Please log into https://learn.bcit.ca using your BCIT student email and password on the first day of class. You will require access to the Adobe Creative Cloud in order to complete this course. Students who are currently registered in one or more part-time courses can purchase a subscription for Adobe Creative Cloud Pro at a discount through BCIT’s new software portal https://kb.bcit.ca/student/adobe-creative-cloud-subscription-part-time-student-3130 If this section is full, you can add your contact information to the School of Business Waitlist: https://sobptswaitlist.bcitsitecentre.ca
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students. International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

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CRN 85508

Sat Feb 26 - Sat Mar 26 5 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 26 - Mar 26 Sat 09:30 - 13:00 DTC DTC Rm. 870

Instructor

Tyler Higgs

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$500.62

Notes

  1. 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 https://www.bcit.ca/it-services/software-access/ If this section is full, you can add your contact information to the School of Business Waitlist: https://sobptswaitlist.bcitsitecentre.ca

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students. International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

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This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Oct 27 at 9:00 am (PDT)

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CRN 87396

Mon Feb 28 - Mon Mar 28 5 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 28 - Mar 28 Mon 18:00 - 21:30 Online

Instructor

Tyler Higgs

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$483.52

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. This is not a self-paced course. You will be expected to be available and online on the posted days and times shown on your registration schedule. It is important you have a stable and consistent internet connection to access course content. Please log into https://learn.bcit.ca using your BCIT student email and password on the first day of class. You will require access to the Adobe Creative Cloud in order to complete this course. Students who are currently registered in one or more part-time courses can purchase a subscription for Adobe Creative Cloud Pro at a discount through BCIT’s new software portal https://kb.bcit.ca/student/adobe-creative-cloud-subscription-part-time-student-3130 If this section is full, you can add your contact information to the School of Business Waitlist: https://sobptswaitlist.bcitsitecentre.ca

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students. International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

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Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course the student will be able to:

  • Mix colours with the mixer brush.
  • Create a custom brush preset.
  • Use wet and dry brushes to blend colour.
  • Create seamless patterns from images.
  • Use vector drawing techniques to create and edit paths.
  • Control type and positioning using advanced features.
  • Merge type with other layers.
  • Apply and edit smart filters.
  • Apply colour effects to selected areas of an image.
  • Manipulate an image with Puppet Warp.
  • Create a clipping mask from type.
  • Match colour schemes across images.
  • Blend images together to create a panorama.
  • Prepare files for the web by creating slices and exporting HTML and images.

Effective as of Fall 2013

Related Programs

MDIA 2180 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

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

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