Web/Graphics Classes - Spring 2017 Class Descriptions

Photoshop Elements

 

COMP 9959. Photoshop Elements (45 hrs)

Fundamental digital image software course. Students learn to organize, digitally edit, and create business office images for web page development, desktop publishing, and a personal portfolio. Students repair exposure problems, create selections, auto correct, reframe, retouch, recompose, and share and export image files in various file formats.

 

Desktop Publishing

 

COMP 9938. Publisher for Business Desktop Publishing (45 hrs)

This is a lecture and lab course which introduces students to the basic concepts of desktop publishing using Microsoft Publisher. Students will create business publications, such as, advertising, flyers, newsletters, trifold brochures, business cards, envelopes and letterheads.

COMP 9907. Electronic Publishing for Business II (45 hrs)

This course further develops electronic publishing by enhancing business office publications and making them interactive using such programs as Microsoft Publisher, Adobe InDesign, and Adobe Acrobat Professional. Students deconstruct business documents and templates, create a business office newsletter, business posters, interactive business registration forms, upload files and folders in a cloud-based drive, and import/export documents in various file formats.

 

Business Web Pages

 

COMP 9917. Building Individual Websites - WordPress (45 hrs)

Fundamentals of website content management and blogging tools for creation of an individual or business blog. Students will create an individual online portfolio, or a business website enhancement. Students will develop, organize, format, manage, and publish content to the web using WordPress.

 

COMP 9918. Building Business Websites - Adobe Muse (45 hrs)

An introductory hands-on project based website development course for the business office. Students will plan, format, develop, and publish a basic business website using Adobe Muse web development software. Students will add text, images, media, widgets, navigation elements, and links to a website.

 

COMP 9919. Using Dreamweaver for Basic Business Web Pages (45 hrs)

Developing and maintaining a personal or business website using HTML and CSS built-in functions of Adobe Dreamweaver. Topics include new website definition, creating and editing the site, adding pages, links, images, text, and media. Beginning through intermediate skills are taught.