Course Description

This fundamental course covers Adobe Photoshop CC most commonly used tools, menus and panels. You’ll learn all the basics of Photoshop to effectively work with selection and editing tools, layers, and masks to edit, retouch and enhance existing images or create your own composite digital art work. Impress your business organization, friends and family by enhancing their photos and create magazine cover quality enhanced images. Access to Adobe Photoshop software required.

Course Outline



Unit 1

Getting to know the Interface and Selection Tools

  • Interface menus
  • Tools
  • Panels
  • Working with the various Selection tools

Unit 2

Working with Layers and Masks

  • Layers and layer management
  • Non- destructive editing using masks
  • How to type and format text
  • Using various type formatting and style tools and panels

Unit 3

Image Correction & Enhancement

  • Photo correction and enhancement tools
  • Crop, dodge and burn
  • Recoloring, retouching
  • Healing brushes

Unit 4

Using the Drawing Tools

  • How to use the Pen tool
  • Other drawing tools in Photoshop
  • Advanced drawing and selection
  • File formats
  • How to save files for print or web


This Online Course is offered in partnership with LERN/UGotClass

No Discounts apply to Online Courses

Applies Towards the Following Certificates


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Section Title
Adobe Photoshop Essentials (Online)
Online-fixed date/synchronous meeting(s)
Mar 01, 2021 to Mar 26, 2021
Course Fee(s)
COURSE FEE non-credit $225.00
Section Notes

This Online Course is self-paced, with access dates of March 5, 2021 - March 26, 2021.

Note: No Discounts Apply to Online Courses

Cancellation, Withdrawal and Refund Policy

A participant who withdraws from a non-credit course, in writing, up to one-week prior to the starting date of the course, will receive a refund, minus a $25 withdrawal fee; for all certificate programs the withdrawal fee is $50. For courses costing $75 or less, the withdrawal fee is $10 per course. No refunds will be given after that time. E-mail your withdrawal request to: course.withdrawals@temple.edu. Please note that if you do not officially withdrawal from a course and you do not attend the course, you are still responsible for payment. Temple University reserves the right to cancel a course for any reason. If the course is cancelled, you will be notified and your entire tuition will be refunded.

For more information contact us at ncce@temple.edu or 267-468-8500.