CIS 272: Advanced Photoshop Syllabus and Book Information

  • Start date: August 23, 2016
  • Duration: 16 weeks
  • Book: None: Lightroom CC book for digital photographers by Scott Kelby; ISBN: 978-0-13-397979-4
  • Due Date: See Blackboard for due dates
    Late Homework:
    See Passes Section in Blackboard
    Information Science Building, Room, 2156 Tuesday & Thursday; 12:30 PM -1:45 PM

Welcome to Advanced Photoshop.
Based on our survey in class we will be looking at the following
COURSE SCHEDULE                                                                                                                

Week 1

Lightroom 1

Week 2


Week 3


Week 4

Creativity / Creating Portfolio Pieces

Week 5

Creativity/ Present Pieces

Week 6

Advanced Photoshop Techniques

Week 7

Advanced Photoshop Techniques

Week 8

Advanced Photoshop Techniques / Creating Portfolio Pieces

Week 9

Present/ Critiques /Shortcuts

Week 10

3-D Project

Week 11

3-D Project  

Week 12

3-D Project

Week 13

Finding your client / Job Market / Adobe Certified

Week 14-16

Final Project / Working with a Real Client

What do you Need?
1. You will need a flash drive or a cloud saving tools such as Google Drive to save your work.
2. Working Internet Connection
3. Lightroom CC book for digital photographers by Scott Kelby; ISBN: 978-0-13-397979-4 (Week 1 if you want it)
4.You need to have access to Photoshop Creative Cloud to take this course.  It costs $9.99 per month for the photography plan (Photoshop & Lightroom - which is all you'll need for this course).  If you're taking other courses that require other Adobe products, you may wish to purchase the monthly subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud at $19.99 per month for the entire design suite.  We do provide the software in the labs in Room 2156 and 2158 for those who will not purchase it. Please see the SWIC Hub for hours on our labs.
5. Access to Blackboard. We upload all of our work in blackboard. The grades are stored in blackboard as well. Watch the videos to your right if you need help understanding how to upload, review assignments, and so forth.
6. Click on the tab above that says CIS HUB. This is our page for graphics and web students. Many of your projects will be posted under the galleries section.
7. Book mark this page You will find all the resources you need to complete the assignments here.
8. Read Syllabus and take a look around.

The following illustrates the points that you can receive in this class.

Assignment Points
Creativity 200
Advanced Photoshop Techniques 200
3-D Project 200
Final Project 200
Total Points 800
Grade Total Points
A 800-720
B 719-640
C 639-560
D 559-480
F 479 and below


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