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Summer Semester 2021 Catalog

Graphic Design and Prepress Technician, Technical Certificate of Credit

Overview

Offered at the Augusta Campus

Entrance Dates: Fall (Day only)
Length of Program: Three Terms
Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 23

Program Description: The Graphic Design & Prepress Technician certificate provides students with the fundamental skills required for graphic design, image editing, and prepress production.

Job/Career Description: They find the most effective way to get messages across in print and electronic media using color, type, illustration, photography, animation, and various print and layout techniques. Designers also select the size and arrangement of the different elements on the page or screen. In printing and publishing firms, graphic designers also may assist the printers by selecting the type of paper and ink for the publication and reviewing the mock-up design for errors before final publication.

Curriculum Outline

Occupational Courses, 23 credits

DMPT 1000Intro/Design&Media Production

4

DMPT 1005Vector Graphics

4

DMPT 1010Raster Imaging

4

DMPT 2105Page Layout

4

DMPT 2120PREPRESS AND OUTPUT

4

COMP 1000INTRO TO COMPUTER LITERACY

3

Guided Pathway

You may click on any course below to view the course description and prerequisite information.

Students who do not follow the Course Sequence listed below may not be able to complete the program in the number of semesters shown.

Augusta Day Program

PROGRAM NAME: Graphic Design and Prepress Technician

AWARD: Technical Certificate of Credit

CAMPUS: Augusta Day Program

Year 1 Fall Semester

DMPT 1000Intro/Design&Media Production

4

DMPT 1005Vector Graphics

4

DMPT 1010Raster Imaging

4

COMP 1000INTRO TO COMPUTER LITERACY

3

Year 1 Spring Semester

DMPT 2105Page Layout

4

Year 1 Spring Semester

DMPT 2120PREPRESS AND OUTPUT

4