Course Outlines

Adobe Photoshop II — GRDT 2400

  1. Course Description
    • Credits: 3.00
    • Lecture Hours/Week: 2.00
    • Lab Hours/Week: 1.00
    • OJT Hours/Week: 0
    • Prerequisites: None
    • Corequisites: None
    • MnTC Goals: None
    This course builds on the tools and techniques learned in Adobe Photoshop I. The student will use and become more proficient with all the tools, especially the adjustment layers, layer styles and layer masks. The actions panel will be used to facilitate work with many photographs. Students will composite photos using various techniques. Prerequisites: GRDT1010
  2. Course Effective Dates: 1/12/15 – Present
  3. Outline of Major Content Areas
      As noted on course syllabus
  4. Learning Outcomes
    1. access stock photography
    2. create and import custom colors
    3. create composite images
    4. determine resolution
    5. edit photos for color and light
    6. extract backgrounds using the magic eraser and 'refining edges'
    7. import and create brushes
    8. make and apply patterns
    9. make clipping masks
    10. modify images using filters
    11. set up preferences for individual project
    12. use actions
    13. use adjustment layers
    14. use blending modes and transparency in layers
    15. use different file formats
    16. use layer masks
    17. use layer styles
    18. use path tool creating paths and selections
    19. use smart objects
  5. Minnesota Transfer Curriculum Goal Area(s) and Competencies
  6. Learner Outcomes Assessment
      As noted on course syllabus
  7. Special Information
      None noted