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Course Description

Schoolcraft is excited to offer traditional credit face-to-face, hybrid, online, and remote classes for Fall 2020 while providing students a safe experience based on recent COVID-19 concerns.

Please see the COVID-19 web page to learn more. Keep checking the schedule for additions on our New, Added, and Late Starting Courses web page.

Computer Graphics Technology - CGT 226

Digital Imaging 2 - Photoshop

3 Credit Hours
3 Lecture Hours

Course Description

This course will further explore the uses of photography and the digital image in the field of graphic design. Students will learn how object oriented graphics and design can be enhanced with the dynamic range of Photoshop options. Students will develop advanced compositing skills, sensitivity to the selection of color modes plus channel and masking options, restoration and repair processes and an understanding of usable effects.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • CGT 109 with a minimum grade of 2.0.
  • CGT 123 with a minimum grade of 2.0.
  • CGT 125 with a minimum grade of 2.0.
  • CGT 127 with a minimum grade of 2.0.

Course Competencies

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

  • Apply previous developed layer, masking, path/selection and layer adjustment skills to develop composite images.
  • Apply RGB, CMYK and LAB color options to improve image quality, apply channel options and develop masking techniques.
  • Distinguish between which color options can effectively correct file based color variations and maximize image output.
  • Formulate a process for photographic retouching using methods to reduce imperfections and enhance positive traits.
  • Analyze a restoration to determine what damage has been done and what is necessary to reconstruct its photographic quality.
  • Apply appropriate channel, color options, masks and cloning/healing brush skills to reconstruct photographic quality.
  • Explore application options and effects that expand creative possibilities.
  • Apply compositing skills to merge images that collectively maximize image quality and effectively present a message.
  • Produce a concept that demonstrates how visual imagery can clearly communicate an emotional impression.
  • Demonstrate the creative process of theme development, product planning, plus the application of design and technical skills, to achieve a product that visually communicates a message.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleLocationCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2020; COMPUTER GRAPHICS TECHNOLOGY; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/31/2020

 226149377Digital Imaging 2 PhotoshopRMT3Mehall M9/24/0Open$42.00W  05:00 PM-07:52 PM WEBWEB

Winter; 2021; COMPUTER GRAPHICS TECHNOLOGY; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/11/2021

 226119338Digital Imaging 2 PhotoshopMC3Mehall M8/12/0Open$42.00R  09:00 AM-11:52 AM JC110

Key: Day of the Week

  • T = Tuesday
  • R = Thursday
  • S = Saturday
  • X = Sunday