Graphic Communications


Occupational Objectives: The Career Studies Certificate in Graphic Communications is designed to prepare individuals for various

entry-level positions or to upgrade existing skills to meet technology trends in the printing industry. Procedures and processes will be covered in both

theory and/or hands-on application.

Students complete the program will develop competencies in the following areas:

• Mathematical concepts for practical application

• Basic understanding of various printing processes

• Desktop publishing techniques including Photoshop and InDesign.

• Understanding of the varieties, properties, handling and printing characteristics of paper and inks

• Understanding of safety and health issues and of the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard

• Understanding of the current trends in technology in the field

The program is structured as follows:

    Lecture Hours Lab Hours Course Credits
PNT 110 Survey of Processes 2 3 3
PNT 211 Electronic Publishing I 2 2 3
PNT 135  Print Imaging  1 3 2
PNT 221 Layout & Design I 2 3 3
PNT 298 Seminar & Project 2 0 2
ART 180 Intro to Computer Graphics 2 3 3
  Total Minimum Credits   11 14 16


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