• Program: Graphic Design
  • Course: Fundamentals of Digital Imaging
  • Course #: MGDP1235
  • Total Credits: 2

Course Description

This course is designed to give the learner the best possible solutions to their digital design projects. The student will use a scanner and digital camera to acquire images into Photoshop. Once in Photoshop, the student will learn how the image interacts with resolution, image size, pixel dimension, color modes, enhancement tools, and digital output. Included in the coursework is terminology, evaluation of images, acquisition of images, image tonal correction, image transport, and file formats.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Use a flatbed scanner
Use digital camera
Demonstrate various printer output
Demonstrate resolution as it applies to digital image and output
Explore software/hardware connectivity to obtain a digital image
Analyze digital files
Demonstrate image resolution
Analyze digital images
Specify file formats
Modify digital images in Photoshop

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 1
  • Lab: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites:  MGDP1310
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park

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