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Computer Studies: Adobe Certification Training in Photoshop Certificate Computer Studies Total Units: 13
Term Effective: Spring 2012

Description:

The Computer Studies: Adobe Certification Training in Photoshop Skills Certificate provides a course of study in the graphics program, Photoshop. This program of study helps prepare the student to take the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) and Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) industry exams for Photoshop.

A Photoshop ACA has earned a certification that validates entry-level skills in visual communication. A Photoshop ACE has earned a certification that validates expert-level skills. Both certifications indicate a significant depth and breadth of Photoshop knowledge and experience and enhance the recipients' value in the job market.

These digital media skills are applicable to many careers including photographer, digital art, web page designer, desktop publishing, and video producer.

Program Student Learning Outcomes:

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

  1. Create and edit complex digital images using basic through advanced Photoshop features;
  2. use critical thinking skills to evaluate an image, develop a strategy to repair and/or enhance it, and make the appropriate adjustments;
  3. demonstrate the knowledge necessary to pass the Adobe Certified Associate exam and complete the studies to pass the Adobe Certified Expert exam; and
  4. perform the Photoshop skills essential to a career in photography, digital art, desktop publishing, or Web page design.

Program Requirements:

The requirements for the Computer Studies: Adobe Certification Training in Photoshop Certificate program are:

  • Complete 13 units from
    • Adobe Certification Training in Photoshop Requirements

Adobe Certification Training in Photoshop Requirements - complete 13.00 units
CourseDescriptionUnits
CS 70.11A Adobe Photoshop 13.00
CS 70.11B Adobe Photoshop 23.00
CS 70.12 Photoshop Advanced Concepts4.00
CS 70.13 Image Correction and Restoration with Adobe Photoshop3.00

Term Effective: Spring 2012

The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.

Previous Versions:

Adobe Certification Training in Photoshop - effective Fall 2009
Adobe Certification Training in Photoshop - effective Fall 1981

Course Prerequisites and Advisories:

Courses in a program of study may have prerequisites or advisories; that is, courses that must or should be completed before taking that course. Please check for prerequisites or advisories by clicking on the course numbers in the Program Requirements section.

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