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VICOM 231 - Photoshop II

3 Credits

Photoshop 2 is an intermediate to advanced course that builds upon the skills learned in Photoshop 1. Intermediate skills include, learning effective photo enhancements, improving light and color, retouching images and compositing techniques. Advanced skills include using Actions to improve workflow, working with brushes and textures, using filters and creating impressive effects.

Pre-requisite(s) VICOM 230 with min. 1.0


Quarters Typically Offered
Fall Online
Designed to Serve Students enrolled in Visual Communications/Graphic Design or anyone interested in intermediate to advanced Adobe Photoshop skills
Active Date 20210403T10:09:53

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 24
Contact Hours: Lecture 33
Total Contact Hours 33
Degree Distributions:
ProfTech Course Yes
Restricted Elective Yes
PLA Eligible Yes

Course Outline

  • Students will learn intermediate to advanced skills in Photoshop CC.
  • Image resolution, color modes and file formats 
  • Digital workflow and production
  • Intermediate Tools include: Color Correction, Adjustment Layers, Curves and Levels
  • Layers, Layer Comps, Groups, Masks, Filters and Blends
  • Brushes, Patterns and Custom Shapes
  • Advanced Tools include: Content Aware, 3D and web tools, Filters, Color Channels, Actions and Droplets

Student Learning Outcomes
Apply intermediate and advanced Photoshop techniques to digital images.

Demonstrate digital workflow in multiple electronic formats.

Demonstrate intermediate and advanced tools of Adobe Photoshop CC through the correction, manipulation and creation of digital imagery.

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