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2017-2018 Course Catalog 
2017-2018 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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VCT 1018 - Digital Imaging

Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture NoneLab None
Course Description: In this course students will use a design process to create portfolio quality imagery using Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator for the creation and manipulation of both raster and vector images. Topics will include: file formats, resolution, illustration and color systems.
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): None
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: VCT 1013 .

Major Content
  1. Creative use of digital imagery
  2. Raster vs. Vector Imagery
  3. Introduction to Adobe Photoshop program
  4. Creating raster images
  5. Raster based editing techniques
  6. Creating vector images
  7. Introduction to Adobe Illustrator program
  8. Photo editing techniques
  9. Research Copyright laws
  10. Research, use and value stock photography
  11. Vector based editing techniques

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. complete projects by using industry standard graphics applications
  2. complete projects by using text, graphics and photos.
  3. recognize different graphic file formats.
  4. create digital imagery for a portfolio.
  5. complete projects by using a standard design process.
  6. comply with copyright laws.

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