Computer Graphics and Print Technologies

1044 Clock Hours

This program is designed for students with an interest in offset printing, who plan to enter the field of graphic communications. It includes all arts and processes that give the information by means of images printed on surfaces. The main purpose of the graphic arts industry is to create products that communicate visually. People use graphic materials to communicate in their daily lives. Newspapers, books, magazines, advertisements, letters, and many other printed products are everywhere. The student will have a choice of working in a small company and working in many areas of the industry or maybe specialize in one area for a larger company. Some of the areas they may be working are: Computer Typesetting, Paste-Up work, Image Assembly, Press work, Bindery work and others. With two years training in Graphic Arts, students will know the fundamentals required to gain employment in the different areas of Offset Printing.

Program Specific Fees

In addition to tuition, Program Specific fees associated with this course will be for required assessments, tools, 21 uniforms and professional development/membership fees. The amount due for any additional fees will be made available upon notification of acceptance to the program.

Units of Study

  • Bindery Operation
  • Computer Page Layout
  • Introduction to the Macintosh Computer
  • Prepress Imaging
  • Press Operation
  • Printing Safety

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