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Electronic Publishing Letter of Recognition

This sequence of two courses is designed for persons who wish to develop skills in electronic page assembly. Upon completion of each course in the sequence students will develop skills in electronic page set up, typesetting and formatting of text, importing and manipulating images, creating colors in the application, working with the tools in the application, creating and applying style sheets, working with functions for fine-tuning documents and electronically imposing and file formatting for various output devices. A grade of C or better is required in each course.


PRNT 171
Electronic Publishing 1
4
PRNT 272 Electronic Publishing II
4
Total credit hours  8
Program Outcomes for the Electronic Publishing Letter of Recognition

Upon completion of this program a student will be able to:

  • Use the page assembly software to create professional looking documents for print or web viewing.  
  • Demonstrate the ability to work effectively as a team member in an electronic prepress environment.  
  • Determine the appropriate font selections for a printed piece. 
  • Place images and illustrations into documents properly and proportionally sized.  
  • Create spot colors and choose appropriate colors from a color matching system. 
  • Efficiently use style sheets to create documents. 
  • Create some special effects using the various tools within the software. 
  • Effectively use master pages in a document. 
  • Fine-tune a document using the software’s advanced typographical controls.

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Photoshop Letter of Recognition

This sequence of two courses is designed for persons who wish to develop skills in digital image editing using Adobe Photoshop. Upon completion of each course in the sequence students will develop skills in image manipulation, color correction, photo retouching and image compositing. Students use Photoshop tools, dialog boxes and panels to adjust, retouch, composite and sharpen digital images. Students prepare images for high-resolution printing on various output devices. A grade of C or better is required in each course.


PRNT 131
Photoshop for Print and Publishing
4
PRNT 132 Photoshop for Print and Publishing II
4
Total credit hours  8
Program Outcomes for the Photoshop Letter of Recognition

Upon completion of this program a student will be able to:

  • Effectively make selections in images for isolation using the selection tools. 
  • Demonstrate the ability to work effectively as a team member in an electronic prepress environment. 
  • Effectively use sharp and unsharp masking tool.
  • Composite multiple images. 
  • Efficiently work with layers and masks in images.
  • Take out flaws and retouch images. 
  • Accurately color correct images.
  • Create colors and gradients using the various palettes. 
  • Effectively use the brush tools for effects

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