Graphic Imaging Technology

Award: DIPLOMA

Length: A full-time student may complete this

program in two years, which includes one summer

term.

Purpose: The Graphic Imaging Technology program

is designed to prepare you for full-time employment

in occupations related to the Graphics Arts Industry.

Occupational Objectives: The following

occupational titles represent examples of possible

employment opportunities:

  • Bindery & Finishing Worker
  • Color Technician
  • Computer Design Artist
  • Digital Photographer
  • Graphic Designer
  • Electronic Pre-Press Technician
  • Estimator
  • Manager
  • Press Operator
  • Salesperson

Admission Requirements: Entry into this curriculum

may be attained by meeting the general admission

requirements established for the College. If you

meet the general admission requirements, a

counselor will discuss with you the strengths and

weaknesses of your academic background and

your strengths and weaknesses as revealed by

an appropriate placement test. You may correct

any deficiencies in academic preparation in the

College’s Developmental Studies program.

 

Program Description: The Graphic Imaging

Technology program provides both the practical

experience and technical knowledge required for a

career in the many phases of graphics. Laboratory

experiences give you the skills and understanding of

the complexities of the graphic imaging trades. The

curriculum includes basic courses in the humanities

to assist you in social and business communications

and to prepare you to meet the obligations of a

citizen in the American democratic society.

Program Requirements: To receive a Diploma in

Graphic Imaging Technology, you must complete a

minimum of 80 credits with a grade point average of

2.00 or better. The credits are distributed according

to the following outline. This outline represents

a typical order of courses taken by full-time day

students. Part-time students may take courses

in any desired sequence, except for hyphenated

courses or others requiring prerequisites.

 


 

      Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Course
Credits
First Semester      
HUM 165 Controversial Issues or
Approved Substitute
3 0 3
PNT 298 Health & Safety 2 0 2
PNT 110   Survey of Reproduction
Processes
2 3 3
PNT 130 Applied Math for the Graphics Industry 2 2 3
PNT 131 Principles of
Lithography I
3 3 4
PNT 135 Print Imaging 1 3 2
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1 0 1
Total     15 9 18

 

    Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Course
Credits
Second Semester      
ENG 111   College Composition I 3 0 3
PNT 132   Princ. of Lithography II 3 3 4
PNT 141 Printing Applications I 1 4 3
PNT 211   Electronic Publishing I 2 2 3
PNT 221 Layout & Design I 2 3 3
Total     11 12 16

 

    Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Course
Credits
Summer Term I      
PNT 212   Electronic Publishing II 2 2 3
PNT 222   Layout & Design II 2 3 3
PNT 260 Color Separation 2 3 3
PNT 142   Printing Applications II 2 2 3
Total     8 10 12

 

    Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Course
Credits
Third Semester      
PNT 213   Electronic Publishing III 2 2 3
PNT 223   Layout & Design III 2 3 3
PNT 241   Advanced Printing App. I 1 4 3
PNT 251   Offset Press Operations I 3 3 4
PNT 264   Color Image Assembly 3 3 4
SDV 106   Job Search Strategies 1 0 1
Total     11 15 18

 

    Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Course
Credits
Forth Semester      
ECO 100   Elementary Economics
or Approved Substitute
3 0 3
ENG 115 Technical Writing or
Approved Substitute
3 0 3
PNT 231   Lithographic Chemistry 2 0 2
PNT 245 Production Planning and Estimating 3 3 4
PNT 252   Offset Press
Operations II
3 3 4
Total     15 6 16


Total Minimum Credits for a Diploma in Graphic Imaging Technology.......................................................................80

 

 

 

   

 

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