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DMA 115 Digital Imaging
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2018
SUN#: None
AGEC: None
Credit Breakdown: 2 Lectures 3 Labs
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F

Description: Emphasis will be on using Photoshop as a tool in the process of image creation, manipulation, and enhancement for visual expression and communication. Students will explore a variety of creative techniques for producing, editing, and altering images using digital editing software. The course will include technical instruction in Adobe Photoshop including, panels, image editing, selections, layers, masks and paths, layer styles, type effects, and filters.

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Synthesis Level) Identify and specify different graphics file formats for print and web. (CSLO 2, 3 & 4)
2. (Analysis Level) Distinguish image resolution from resolution of input and output devices. (CSLO 2, 3 & 4)
3. (Application Level) Use photo editing software, to edit, retouch, and color-balance digital images. (CSLO 2, 3 & 4)
4. (Knowledge Level) Select and identify the correct editing and workspace tools to transform images using nondestructive editing techniques. (CSLO 2, 3 & 4)
5. (Synthesis Level) Combine digital images using retouching tools to use in composites. (CSLO 1, 3 & 4)
6. (Synthesis Level) Optimize images for output to print and web. (CSLO 2 & 3)
Internal/External Standards Accreditation