Course Description

Adobe Photoshop isn’t just for photographers. Its multitude of applications makes it a go-to tool for creatives.  This course teaches a comprehensive understanding of Photoshop and how digital imaging and is used in various professional applications. Students learn the basics of interface elements, keyboard shortcuts, and file management before diving into more advanced topics such as masks, selections, color correction, and layering techniques to create various effects.  Through hands-on projects, they develop essential skills to paint digitally, retouch images, and manipulate photos. This course is recommended for anyone who wishes to develop technical foundations for a range of digital art and design careers.


Specific coursework required for Certificate Students. All other students should have equivalent experience.

Note: Digital Design Tools: Print or Digital Design Tools: Graphics may be substituted to satisfy the prerequisite. 

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Digital Imaging I: Photoshop
7:00PM to 10:00PM
Jun 05, 2024 to Aug 14, 2024
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  • On-Line Distance Learning
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Section Notes
  • Students must be 18+ years of age to enroll
  • This course includes 30 hours of class time plus at least 15 hours of homework time.
  • No Class Meeting(s): 6/19/24
  • All times are listed for Pacific Daylight Time (PDT).
  • Course teaching method:  Synchronous
    • Synchronous: Taught through an online learning environment, allowing for the instructor and students to meet during scheduled times. Includes lectures, demos and discussions via Zoom.
  • Course details subject to change. Please check this page regularly to verify information. After registering for a course, visit your student profile page for updates.
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