I. Course Prefix/Number: CAB 172
Course Name: Adobe Photoshop
Credits: 3 (3 lecture; 3 lab)
III. Course (Catalog) Description
IV. Learning Objectives
2. Identify the option bar and panels
3. Make selections, add to and subtract from a selection, refine selections.
4. Work with layers.
5. Make basic image corrections and adjustments.
6. Add text to an image, then formatting and manipulating the combination.
7. Use paths, vector objects, masks and channels.
8. Demonstrate the ability to use brushes effectively.
9. Use Photoshop for the WEB.
V. Academic Integrity
• plagiarism (turning in work not written by you, or lacking proper citation),
• falsification and fabrication (lying or distorting the truth),
• helping others to cheat,
• unauthorized changes on official documents,
• pretending to be someone else or having someone else pretend to be you,
• making or accepting bribes, special favors, or threats, and
• any other behavior that violates academic integrity.
There are serious consequences to violations of the academic integrity policy. Oakton's policies and procedures provide students a fair hearing if a complaint is made against you. If you are found to have violated the policy, the minimum penalty is failure on the assignment and, a disciplinary record will be established and kept on file in the office of the Vice President for Student Affairs for a period of 3 years.
Details of the Code of Academic Conduct can be found in the Student Handbook.
VI. Sequence of Topics
A. The work area
4.Resolution and image size
B. Using Tools
1.The Tool Options Bar
2.Other tool panels
1.Working with selection tools
D. Working with Layers
E. Image correction
1.Adjustments (levels, brightness, hue/saturation, etc.)
2.Straightening and cropping
3.Cloning, Patching, healing, brush tools.
5.Preparing for print
F. Masks and Channels
1.Creating and refining masks
4.Working with channels
1.Placing type in an image
H. Vectors, Paths, masks and channels
1.The Pen and Shape tools.
2.Creating, editing, saving, filling a path
3.Creating, editing a mask
4.Working with channels
I. Image modes
K. Photoshop and the Web
1.Saving Files and File Formats for the Web
VII. Methods of Instruction
Course may be taught as face-to-face, media-based, hybrid or online course.
VIII. Course Practices Required
B. Attend lab as required.
C. Complete required assignments and tests.
IX. Instructional Materials
Textbooks, online resources, and such other materials deemed appropriate for the topic and assigned by the program and instructor.
Digital Storage media
Appropriate quality ink jet paper
X. Methods of Evaluating Student Progress
XI. Other Course Information
If you have a documented learning, psychological, or physical disability you may be entitled to reasonable academic accommodations or services. To request accommodations or services, contact the Office of Access, Equity and Diversity. All students are expected to fulfill essential course requirements. The College will not waive any essential skill or requirement of a course or degree program.