Media Arts and Technologies @ MiraCosta College


MAT 210 | Digital Imaging 2: Advanced Photoshop

3 Units
Advisories: None
Prerequisites: MAT 110
Enrollment Limitation: Not open to students with prior credit in ART 252.
Acceptable for Credit: CSU
Lecture 2.5 hours, Laboratory 1.5 hours
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

This course builds upon knowledge and skills gained in MAT 110. Students use Adobe Photoshop to acquire advanced digital imaging techniques for image design and production. Through specific projects, students develop higher-level compositing skills, utilize advanced color management tools, create a responsive design mockup for web and mobile devices, apply animation and sound, and generate 3D objects. Multiple projects reinforce acquired knowledge through preparation of digital files for print and online delivery.

This advanced course is vital for those wishing to pursue a career in Graphic Design. MAT 210 is an advanced course that is a requirement option for the Graphic Design Certificate and for the AA in Graphic Design. It is a must for those who enjoyed MAT 110 and who wish to learn more advanced techniques.