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MDIA 2180 - Adobe Photoshop 2

Media Communications Part-time Studies Course

School of Business + Media

To support you and your education, BCIT is adapting applied learning in formats appropriate to the unfolding global situation. All PTS classes are being delivered in an online format unless you are notified otherwise.

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

$491.08 - $510.09 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Winter 2021

Below are three offerings of this course for the Winter 2021 term.

CRN 80945

Wed Feb 17 - Wed Mar 24 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 17 - Mar 24 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Mahmoud Abdel-Hai

Course Outline

Cost

$501.08

Notes

  1. 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. Course content, type and quality of assignments, and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. To be successful in this online course, plan to spend 7-10 hours per week on your studies, or more of it’s a condensed course, starting Week 1. System Requirements are: Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit) version 1809 or later [OR] Apple® macOS® 10.13, 10.14 or later (64-bit Intel-based) Processor: 64-bit Intel® or AMD® multi-core processor with SSE4.2 instruction set Memory: 8 GB minimum, 16 GB or higher recommended (32 GB for 4K media or higher) Graphics: NVidia GeForce GTX 1050 or equivalent; NVidia GeForce GTX 1660 or Quadro T1000 is recommended [OR] AMD Radeon Pro 555X or higher S[OR] Intel UHD Graphics 630 or higher Storage: 250GB SSD or higher Monitor: 1920 x 1080 or higher Internet: Internet connection and registration are necessary for required software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to online services Important course information will be sent to your myBCIT account prior to your course start date.
  2. 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 in progress and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 85508

Sat Feb 20 - Sat Mar 20 5 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 20 - Mar 20 Sat 09:00 - 12:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Tyler Higgs

Course Outline

Cost

$491.08

Notes

  1. 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. Course content, type and quality of assignments, and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. To be successful in this online course, plan to spend 7-10 hours per week on your studies, or more of it’s a condensed course, starting Week 1. System Requirements are: Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit) version 1809 or later [OR] Apple® macOS® 10.13, 10.14 or later (64-bit Intel-based) Processor: 64-bit Intel® or AMD® multi-core processor with SSE4.2 instruction set Memory: 8 GB minimum, 16 GB or higher recommended (32 GB for 4K media or higher) Graphics: NVidia GeForce GTX 1050 or equivalent; NVidia GeForce GTX 1660 or Quadro T1000 is recommended [OR] AMD Radeon Pro 555X or higher S[OR] Intel UHD Graphics 630 or higher Storage: 250GB SSD or higher Monitor: 1920 x 1080 or higher Internet: Internet connection and registration are necessary for required software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to online services Important course information will be sent to your myBCIT account prior to your course start date.
  2. 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 in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 87396

Mon Feb 22 - Mon Mar 22 5 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 22 - Mar 22 Mon 18:00 - 21:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Tyler Higgs

Course Outline

Cost

$491.08

Notes

  1. 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. Course content, type and quality of assignments, and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. To be successful in this online course, plan to spend 7-10 hours per week on your studies, or more of it’s a condensed course, starting Week 1. System Requirements are: Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit) version 1809 or later [OR] Apple® macOS® 10.13, 10.14 or later (64-bit Intel-based) Processor: 64-bit Intel® or AMD® multi-core processor with SSE4.2 instruction set Memory: 8 GB minimum, 16 GB or higher recommended (32 GB for 4K media or higher) Graphics: NVidia GeForce GTX 1050 or equivalent; NVidia GeForce GTX 1660 or Quadro T1000 is recommended [OR] AMD Radeon Pro 555X or higher S[OR] Intel UHD Graphics 630 or higher Storage: 250GB SSD or higher Monitor: 1920 x 1080 or higher Internet: Internet connection and registration are necessary for required software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to online services Important course information will be sent to your myBCIT account prior to your course start date.
  2. 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 in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

Spring/Summer 2021

Below are three offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2021 term.

CRN 51190

Wed May 19 - Wed Jun 23 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 19 - Jun 23 Wed Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Mahmoud Abdel-Hai

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$510.09

Notes

  1. Welcome to BCIT School of Business + Media. Please be advised of the following information about your Part-time Studies course. You will require access to the Adobe Creative Cloud in order to complete this course. The cost of your Adobe subscription will be in addition to the tuition fee for this course. Further information regarding options to attain an Adobe subscription will be available on the BCIT Software Access webpage https://www.bcit.ca/it-services/software-access/ before the start date of this course. You have registered for an asynchronous course that will be held entirely online, which does not require that you meet each week at a specific time. Please check the registration page for any specific dates and times that you will need to be available (i.e., midterm and final exams). In this course, you will be using an online teaching tool called the Learning Hub, also known as D2L or Brightspace. The Learning Hub is where your instructor will share information, resources, assignments, and deadlines, and this is where you will submit your work, and communicate with both your instructor and classmates. Ensure that you are able to log in before your course starts. To log in, view your courses, set up notifications, and access the tools you need, please go directly to the Learning Hub at https://learn.bcit.ca/d2l/home. Your course will open either on or shortly before the start date. It is important you have a stable and consistent internet connection to access course content. Please check the following link to ensure you also meet the computer requirements for the class. https://www.bcit.ca/programs/graphic-design-associate-certificate-full-time-part-time-6475acert/#costs Now that you are registered for a course, please check your myBCIT account daily for messages from BCIT and/or your instructor. https://my.bcit.ca/cp/home/displaylogin Please contact Student Help techhelp@bcit.ca for assistance with technical problems including login issues and password resets, as well as support for myBCIT and the Learning Hub accounts. For further information on Part-time Studies at BCIT, please visit https://www.bcit.ca/part-time-studies/ or call Student Information & Enrolment Services at 604-434-1610, or toll free within Canada or US: 1-866-434-1610.
  2. 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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18 seats available as of Feb 26, 2021 12:03 am (PST). Of these 18, 14 are currently reserved for domestic students only. Availability may change at any time.

CRN 21027

Thu May 27 - Thu Jun 24 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 27 - Jun 24 Thu 18:00 - 21:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Tyler Higgs

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$500.09

Notes

  1. You will require access to the Adobe Creative Cloud in order to complete this course. The cost of your Adobe subscription will be in addition to the tuition fee for this course. Further information regarding options to attain an Adobe subscription will be available on the BCIT Software Access webpage https://www.bcit.ca/it-services/software-access/ before the start date of this course. 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. Course content, type and quality of assignments, and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. To be successful in this online course, plan to spend 7-10 hours per week on your studies, or more of it’s a condensed course, starting Week 1. Important course information will be sent to your myBCIT account prior to your course start date. System Requirements are: Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit) version 1809 or later [OR] Apple® macOS® 10.13, 10.14 or later (64-bit Intel-based) Processor: 64-bit Intel® or AMD® multi-core processor with SSE4.2 instruction set Memory: 8 GB minimum, 16 GB or higher recommended (32 GB for 4K media or higher) Graphics: NVidia GeForce GTX 1050 or equivalent; NVidia GeForce GTX 1660 or Quadro T1000 is recommended [OR] AMD Radeon Pro 555X or higher S[OR] Intel UHD Graphics 630 or higher Storage: 250GB SSD or higher Monitor: 1920 x 1080 or higher Internet: Internet connection and registration are necessary for required software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to online services 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.

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

}

23 seats available as of Feb 26, 2021 12:03 am (PST). Of these 23, 16 are currently reserved for domestic students only. Availability may change at any time.

CRN 55218

Sat May 29 - Sat Jul 03 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 29 - Jul 03 Sat 09:30 - 12:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Tyler Higgs

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$500.09

Notes

  1. You will require access to the Adobe Creative Cloud in order to complete this course. The cost of your Adobe subscription will be in addition to the tuition fee for this course. Further information regarding options to attain an Adobe subscription will be available on the BCIT Software Access webpage https://www.bcit.ca/it-services/software-access/ before the start date of this course. 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. Course content, type and quality of assignments, and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. To be successful in this online course, plan to spend 7-10 hours per week on your studies, or more of it’s a condensed course, starting Week 1. Important course information will be sent to your myBCIT account prior to your course start date. System Requirements are: Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit) version 1809 or later [OR] Apple® macOS® 10.13, 10.14 or later (64-bit Intel-based) Processor: 64-bit Intel® or AMD® multi-core processor with SSE4.2 instruction set Memory: 8 GB minimum, 16 GB or higher recommended (32 GB for 4K media or higher) Graphics: NVidia GeForce GTX 1050 or equivalent; NVidia GeForce GTX 1660 or Quadro T1000 is recommended [OR] AMD Radeon Pro 555X or higher S[OR] Intel UHD Graphics 630 or higher Storage: 250GB SSD or higher Monitor: 1920 x 1080 or higher Internet: Internet connection and registration are necessary for required software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to online services 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.

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

}

25 seats available as of Feb 26, 2021 12:03 am (PST). Of these 25, 18 are currently reserved for domestic students only. Availability may change at any time.

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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