PUBL 1124: Adobe Photoshop

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Course Format Lecture 4.0 h + Seminar 2.0 h + Lab. 2.0 h
Credits 6.0

Course Description

This assignment-intensive, hands-on course will provide a broad understanding of current imaging techniques. The interface and tools of Adobe Photoshop will be explored in-depth with topics including raw file optimization, colour correction, colour management, selections, masks, paths, retouching, compositing, sharpening and leveraging a variety of colour spaces. Preparing images for reproduction in print and electronic display will be explored thoroughly. Students will also create Actions to automate workflows.

Priority registration in this course is offered to students admitted to the Diploma in Publishing and the Diploma in Digital and Print Publishing.

Prerequisite(s): One of the following: a minimum of 80% in English Studies 12, Literary Studies 12, English First Peoples 12, or equivalent; IB English A1 (Higher Level) with a score of 5 or higher; AP English Composition or Literature with a score of 4 or higher; LET level 3 or higher; LPI with a minimum of 26 on the essay plus one of: 5 in English usage, 5 in sentence structure, or 10 in reading comprehension; IELTS with a minimum level 6.5 and a minimum of 6.0 in Reading and Writing; TOEFL (internet-based) score of 80 with a minimum of 18 in Listening, 18 in Speaking, 20 in Reading, and 20 in Writing; TOEFL (paper-based) with a minimum of 550 and a TWE (essay) score of 4.0; CAEL with a minimum of 70 overall and a minimum of 70 on essay; successful completion of a post-secondary English or Communications course with a minimum "C-" grade for which Langara offers university-transferable credit; ENGL 1120 at Langara College with a minimum "C" grade.

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