Digital Photography and Video Editing

Career Profile for Medical Assistant

Program Description       
This 450 clock hour program requires the completion of 15 weeks of study.  This program prepares students with skills and knowledge in photographic digital imaging including the scanning of images, digital retouching, color manipulation, special effects and printing using computer output devices.
                                         
Program Objectives
This program is designed to provide students with the fundamental skills and knowledge to perform the duties of a Digital Photographer and Video Editor including how to use digital photography and video recording equipment and editing software to create digital imagery and videos.

Occupational Objectives                 
Graduates of the program may qualify for entry-level position as a Digital Photographer and Video Editor in a commercial setting. Licensure Goal/Requirements: None

Requirements for Graduation: Students must have at a minimum, an accumulative grade point average of 78% or “C” grade, along with a minimum of 70% of the total scheduled program hours attended, in order to be considered for graduation. Pass tests at end of modules and pass final exam, Internship/externship not required.

Program Length/Class Hours

Day: 6 hours a day, 5 days a week, 450 total clock hours, 15 weeks of study.

Course Title
Introduction to Photoshop                                                90            
Photoshop Tools Manipulation                        30          
Scanning Images                                                 30            
Photo Retouching Techniques                          30            
Color Manipulation Techniques                       30          
Special Effects of Images                                  30            
Output Devices and Print                                   30          
Introduction to Video Editing                           30
Mixing Video Techniques                                  45
Video Inserts                                                        45
Audio Inserts                                                        30
Outputting Video Techniques                           30            
Total Clock Hours                                          450

Course Description

1. Introduction to Photoshop – Students will learn full basic functions of Adobe Photoshop imaging editor including how to scan and open files in the software on a PC. A passing score of 78% is required for test taken at the end of this module.
2. Photoshop Tools Manipulation - Students will learn basic image editing skills using Photoshop tools window such as changing the number of pixels in an image, defining colors using the Color Palette, blurring the edges of a selected area, and applying filer effects. A passing score of 78% is required for test taken at the end of this module.
3. Scanning Images - Student will learn how to scan images using a flat bed scanner and storing them onto a PC for editing purposes. A passing score of 78% is required for test taken at the end of this module.
4. Photo Retouching Techniques – Students will learn how to retouch photographs by applying various forms of filters from the Photoshop tools window, such as removing red eye, blurring edges and enhancing resolution. A passing score of 78% is required for test taken at the end of this module.

5. Color Manipulation Techniques – Students will learn manipulate colors of an image by applying utilizing the color palette and painting tools, as well as applying other custom filter settings onto an image. A passing score of 78% is required for test taken at the end of this module.
6. Special Effects of Images – Students will learn how to apply special effects onto images using the tools window including background textures, bevels, and text effects. A passing score of 78% is required for test taken at the end of this module. 
7. Output Devices and Print – Students will learn how to utilize devices for printing completed projects in high-resolution format from a PC. A passing score of 78% is required for test taken at the end of this module.
8. Introduction to Video Editing – Students will learn basic digital video editing techniques including the understanding of time code, organizing and previewing clips, and assembling clips in Storyboard and Timeline. A passing score of 78% is required for test taken at the end of this module.
9. Mixing Video Techniques – Students will learn how to mix video using various methods and editing software into the storyboard and timeline of a master video copy. A passing score of 78% is required for test taken at the end of this module.
10. Video Inserts – Students will learn how to perform video inserts such as inserting transitions, titles, and special effects onto the video. A passing score of 78% is required for test taken at the end of this module.
11. Audio Inserts – Students will learn how to perform audio inserts such as narration, movie soundtracks, and other special effects. A passing score of 78% is required for test taken at the end of this module.
12. Outputting Video Tape – Students will learn how to perform video outputs including transferring video from a camcorder to digital flat screen and other viewing devices. A passing score of 78% is required for test taken at the end of this module.
Final Examination                                                                                                                                                         A minimum passing score of 78%, or “C” grade, is required for the Final Comprehensive Examination taken at the end of this program, along with a minimum of 70% of the total scheduled program hours attended, in order to be considered for graduation.   
Program Equipment List

  • 10 Desktop Computers -  Dell, Intel Pentium 4, 2.8 GHZ CPU, Intel i865p/pe/6/i848p Motherboard, Graphic AGP 4x 256mb video card, Memory DDR 1536 MB x 2, 32 bit operating system Windows 7.  (Owned)
  • Computer Monitors - 17” HNC 1080x724 LCD flat panel monitor.  (Owned)
  • 5 Digital Cameras – Nikon Digital SLR, 24.2 megapixels resolution with high quality, images and video recordings, 1080p Full HD Movie Recording and 18-55mm and 55-200mm zoom lenses. (Owned)
  • Printer/Scanner/Copy Machine- Brother Printer MFC7860DW Wireless Monochrome Printer with Scanner, Copier & Fax- Print and copy up to 27ppm, built-in wireless and Ethernet network interfaces, automatic duplex for producing two-sided output, 35-page capacity auto document feeder, adjustable, 250-sheet capacity paper tray, plus manual feed slot. (Owned)
  • Software programs: Microsoft Windows XP, Vista, 7, Adobe Photoshop CS6 for Windows, and Pinnacle Studio 17 for Windows. (Owned)

SCHOOL PERFORMANCE FACT SHEET

Before you enroll, this form is to make you aware of Sutech School of Vocational and Technical Training current completion rates, employment rates and salary information. The following statistics represent the period of: January 1, 2014 to December 31, 2015

DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY AND VIDEO EDITING                                                              (450 Total Clock Hours)

ON-TIME COMPLETION RATES


Calendar Year

Number of students who began program ˡ

Students available for graduation ²

Graduates ³

Completion Rate ⁴

Student
Initials

2015

1

1

0

0%

 

2014

0

0

0

0%

 

  1. Number of students Who Began Program” means the number of students who began a program who are scheduled to complete the program within the reporting calendar year
  2. “Students available for graduation” is the number of students who began program minus the number of “ Students Unavailable for Graduation,” which means those students who have died, been incarcerated, or called to active military duty.
  3. “Graduates” is the number of students who completed the program within 100% of the published program length
  4. “Completion Rate” is the number of graduates divided by the Number of Students Available for Graduation.

Students Completing After Published Program Length (101-150% Completion Rate)

 

Calendar Year

 

Number of Students Who Began Program1

 

Students Available for Graduation2

 

150% Graduates3

 

150%                       Completion Rate4

 

Student Initials

2015

1

1

0

0%

 

2014

0

0

0

0%

 

  1. “Number of students Who Began Program” means the number of students who began a program who are scheduled to complete the program within the reporting calendar year
  2. “Students available for graduation” is the number of students who began program minus the number of “ Students Unavailable for Graduation,” which means those students who have died, been incarcerated, or called to active military duty.
  3. “150% Graduates” is the number of students who completed within 101%-150% of the program length.
  4. “150% Completion Rate” is the number of students who completed the program in the reported calendar year within 101%-150% of the published program length divided by the Number of Students Available for Graduation in the published program length period.

PLACEMENT RATES


Calendar Year

Number of Graduatesˡ

Graduates available for employment²

Graduates employed in the field³

Placement Rate% Employed in field⁴

Graduates employed in the field less than 32 hours

Graduates employed in the field 32 hours or more

Student
Initials

2015

*

 

 

 

 

 

 

2014

*

 

 

 

 

 

 

* Because of te change in th Bureau's reporting regulations, wich became effective july 14, 2016 this institution was not required to collect data for its 2015 and prior graduates.

 (1) “Number of Graduates” is the number of students who completed the program within 100% of the published program length.
(2) “Graduates available for employment” means the number of graduates minus the number of graduates unavailable for employment. “Graduates unavailable for employment” means graduates who, after graduation, die, become incarcerated, are called to active military duty, are international students that leave the United States or do not have a visa allowing employment in the United States, or are continuing their education in an accredited or bureau-approved postsecondary institution.
(3) “Graduates employed in the field” means graduates who report that they are gainfully employed within six months of graduation in a position for which the skills obtained through the education and training provided by the institution are required or provided a significant advantage to the graduate in obtaining the position.
(4) Placement Rate is calculated by dividing the number of graduates gainfully employed in the field by the number of graduates available for employment.
SALARY WAGE AND INFORMATION


Calendar Year

Graduates Available for Employment1

Graduates Employed in the Field2

Annual Salary and Wage Reported by                             Graduates Employed in the Field

15,000to 20,000

20,001to 25,000

25,001to 30,000

30,001to 35,000

35,001to 40,000

40,001 to 45,000 or more

Graduates Not  Reporting Salaries3

2015

*

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2014

*

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

* Because of te change in th Bureau's reporting regulations, wich became effective july 14, 2016 this institution was not required to collect data for its 2015 and prior graduates.

(1) “Graduates Available for Employment” is the total number of graduates minus the number of graduates unavailable for employment.  “Graduates Unavailable for Employment” means graduates who, after graduation, die, become incarcerated, are called to active military duty, are international students that leave the United States or do not have a visa allowing employment in the United States, or are continuing their education in an accredited or bureau-approved postsecondary institution.
(2) “Graduates Employed in the Field” are graduates who are gainfully employed within six months of graduation in a position for which the skills obtained through the education and training provided by the institution are required or provided a significant advantage to the graduate in obtaining the position.
(3) Salary is as reported by the student.  Not all graduates reported salaries.
This fact sheet is filed with the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education.  Regardless of any information you may have relating to completion rates, starting salaries, or license exam passage rates, this fact sheet contains information which is calculated pursuant to state law.
Any questions a student may have regarding this fact sheet that have not been satisfactorily answered by the institution may be directed to the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education at 2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 400, Sacramento California, 95833,
or calling 1-888-370-7589, or by visiting www.bppe.ca.gov