Two textbooks, Photoshop CS5 Digital Classroom and Graphic Design Basics, are included in the program fee. Photoshop software is not included. You will need to have Photoshop CS5 (Mac or Windows) already installed. This course can be taken on a PC or a Mac. You will need access to the Internet (high-speed cable or DSL is recommended) and e-mailing capabilities.
Your computer must support Internet Explorer (versions 5.5 through 8) or Firefox (any version). You will need Windows 7 or Windows Vista. You will also need Adobe Reader.
For Windows Vista or Windows 7: Intel® Pentium® 4 or AMD Athlon® dual-core processor, 3.0 GHz or higher with SSE2 technology; for Windows XP: Intel Pentium 4 or AMD Athlon dual-core processor, 1.6 GHz or higher with SSE2 technology
2 GB RAM
1.8 GB free disk space for installation
1,280 x 1,024 true color video display adapter 128 MB or greater, Microsoft® Direct3D®-capable workstation-class graphics card
1,024 x 768 display resolution with true color
This program is for students who have Internet access, e-mailing capabilities, and an installed copy of Photoshop CS5 (Mac or Windows). This software is not provided with the program; you'll need to have your own copy of Photoshop CS5 installed to complete the training. Previous experience with Photoshop is not necessary.