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2023-2024 College Catalog and Student Handbook 
2023-2024 College Catalog and Student Handbook
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VCMT 1550 - Imaging II

Academic Division: Business, Industry and Technology
Academic Discipline: Visual Communication Media and Technology
Assistant Dean: Vincent Palombo PhD
3 Credit(s)
This course will expand on the vocabulary and production processes learned in VCMT 1050 - Imaging I . Emphasis will be on raster based images produced from the leading graphic software applications. Digital photography, developing images for the Internet, and more complex compositing techniques will be covered.  UG
2 Lab Hour(s)
2 Lecture Hour(s);
Required Prerequisite Course(s): Take ARTS 1010 , VCMT 1050  with a minimum grade of C-

College Wide Outcomes
College-Wide Learning Outcome Assessments - - How it is met & When it is met
Communication – Written  
Communication – Speech  
Intercultural Knowledge and Competence  
Critical Thinking  
Information Literacy  
Quantitative Literacy  

Student Learning Outcomes for Course
Outcomes Assessments – How it is met & When it is met

1. Demonstrate advanced techniques in imaging software including scanning, compositing, retouching, and color correction.

All projects, throughout the semester.

2. Use shortcuts and keystrokes to make work more efficient.

Quizzes every third week.

3. Demonstrate creativity, digital art and design principles in all projects. Be able to evaluate and critique the work of others and your own. Be able to accept criticism of your work.

Projects will be evaluated for creativity, and design. Artist Statements for projects that include inspiration, explanation and reflection. Critiques on all projects. Throughout the semester.

4. Explain the difference between preparing images for print and for web.

Both print and web projects. Web exercise, week #1.
5. Demonstrate good craftsmanship. 20% of each projects grade will be on craftsmanship and will include spelling, file format, proper resolution, and file organization. All projects and all exercises all semester.

6. Use correct file formats, resolution and file organization.

Files need to be properly prepared in correct resolution and will be graded from the students file folders on the server. Messy organization of files can result in a lower or no grade. All projects and all exercises all semester.
7. Follow and respect copyright laws. Find and use only images that are copyright free or in the public domain. All projects all semester.


Standard Grading Scale
93-100      A

90 - 92      A-

87- 89       B+

83 - 86      B

80 -82       B-

77- 79       C+

73 - 76      C

70 -72       C-

67- 69       D+

63 - 66      D

60 -62       D-

00- 59       F

Statement on Diversity
North Central State College believes that every student is a valued and equal member of the community.*  Every student brings different experiences to the College, and all are important in enriching academic life and developing greater understanding and appreciation of one another. Therefore, NC State College creates an inclusive culture in which students feel comfortable sharing their experiences. Discrimination and prejudice have no place on the campus, and the College takes any complaint in this regard seriously. Students encountering aspects of the instruction that result in barriers to their sense of being included and respected should contact the instructor, assistant dean, or dean without fear of reprisal. 

*Inclusive of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin (ancestry), military status (past, present or future), disability, age (40 years or older), status as a parent during pregnancy and immediately after the birth of a child, status as a parent of a young child, status as a foster parent, genetic information, or sexual orientation, 

Standard NCSC Course Policies
Important information regarding College Procedures and Policies can be found on the syllabus supplement located at this link



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