Adobe Photoshop - Introductory – INFT 127

CG • Section 8WK • 11/08/2019 to 04/16/2020 • Modified 07/28/2020

Course Description

This course will introduce the student to Adobe Photoshop. Specific skills taught include creating, editing, and publishing digital content, including photos, images, and effects.




Adobe Photoshop is one of the key software pieces of Adobe’s Creative Cloud/Suite. Photoshop is the industry standard for photo editing, touchup, and digital image editing. Photoshop is one of the requested software applications listed on the alumni survey. 1-credit course.

Measurable Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Define the principles of image editing and publication.
  2. Create and edit a digital image.
  3. Create and edit digital layers and masks.
  4. Create and edit artistic effects in a digital image.

Course Assignment

Textbook readings and lecture presentations

Course Requirements Checklist

After reading the Course Syllabus and Student Expectations, the student will complete the related checklist found in Module/Week 1.

Discussion Board Forum (2)

Discussion boards are collaborative learning experiences. Therefore, the student is required to create a thread in response to the provided prompt for each forum. Each thread must be at least 250 words and demonstrate course-related knowledge. In addition to the thread, the student is required to reply to 1 other classmate’s thread. The reply must be at least 100 words.

Final Project

The student will submit a summary project using the tools and techniques learned throughout the course. The project will consist of a final version of the student’s Photoshop Projects and an essay of at least 300 words explaining the techniques used to complete the project.