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COURSE NUMBER: BOFF220
COURSE TITLE:Photoshop
DIVISION:Business
IAI CODE(S):
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:2.0
DELIVERY MODE:

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
This course develops skills in the use of graphics editing software. Image correction and modification will be covered as well as image making in this robust graphics editing software. Vector-based images, filter effects, digital painting, and creating digital compositions. Techniques on how to prepare files for print and web, integration with other software applications.
PREREQUISITES:
BOFF130

NOTES:

COURSE OBJECTIVES / GOALS:
  • To develop students’ skills with:
    • The basics of manipulating photos for use in a publication
    • Using palettes for editing photos


TOPICAL OUTLINE:
  •  Introduction to the tools of Photoshop
  • Straighten, crop, and sizing
  • Repairing, correction, heal, and enhance
  • Layers
  • Adjusting color
  • Levels
  • Drawing with the pen tool
  • Transform and distort
  • Text and shapes
  • Special and filter effects
  • Printing
  • Typography


TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:


See the bookstore website for the current book at http://www.dacc.bkstr.com

Flash Drive (Recommended for backup)

 


EVALUATION:




Grading will be on a point system. I will assign grades using the following levels:

A =90%-100%
B =80%-  89%
C =70%-  79%
F =   0%-  69%

Evaluation

Projects.......................50% of final grade
Midterm/Final............30% of final grade
Quizzes.......................10% of final grade
Critique/Discussion....10% of final grade


BIBLIOGRAPHY:

REVISION:
Fall 2012

RECORD UPDATED:
2012-12-11 11:54:00