Skip to main content

National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

EdTech Institute, LLC (formerly The Sage Group, LLC) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Adobe Photoshop (291)

24 hours (4 weeks).
Various approved locations throughout the United States.

October 2012 - October 2017.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Students will be able to: discuss issues related to image use and copyright; list attributes of raster and vector graphics; customize the Photoshop environment; open and navigate within images in Photoshop and Adobe Bridge; use Photoshop Help; use several selection tools to select image areas; modify and manipulate selections; create, arrange, and transform layers; create type layers; use opacity, layer blending modes, and layer styles to apply effects to layer contents; switch among Photoshop's image modes; adjust an image's hue, saturation, and vibrancy; use the Adjustment panel to create adjustment layers; use the Levels command to adjust image contrast; repair image defects; erase complex background areas and use Content-Aware Fill; paint in an image; apply filters to a layer or selection; determine an image's resolution and dimensions; resize images with and without sampling; use the Crop tool and Canvas Size command to change an image's canvas size; use the Save for Web and Devices command to save a copy of an image optimized Web use; create a Web photo gallery; use the Save As command to save a copy of an image in a format for print use;  and use Photo Downloader to import images from a camera or memory card.

The Adobe Photoshop CS5 Series course is offered in traditional classroom format consisting of interactive lectures, demonstrations, proctored skills applications/lab activities and proctored testing.
Credit recommendation: 
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in Adobe Photoshop (10/12).*NOTE: Course numbers on transcripts may reflect different prefixes depending upon where a course is offered.