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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Coopersmith Career Consulting | Evaluated Learning Experience

Computer Information Systems (TCH-110)


Varies (self-study; self-paced).

Various; distance learning format.

December 2014 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: incorporate Photoshop as a tool for designing interfaces for websites, webpages, etc.; design using the Photoshop workspace; identify the components of the software screens, including Windows, menus, and controls; design and organize interfaces to encourage the fastest and most accurate comprehension and execution of screen features; choose screen colors and design screen icons and graphics; and perform the user interface to include dynamic features such as text and animation.


This course provides a foundation for designing functional Web pages and applications utilizing Photoshop to design an engaging interface using techniques provided using this software. Topics include general project guidelines, the use of Photoshop’s workspace to create appropriate interfaces, the various features/tools in the software, adding photos and custom shapes, creating files in portable formats, techniques used in designing dynamic interfaces used in industry, human factors and accessible websites, as well as copyright issues.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology, or Web Design (12/14) (1/20 revalidation).