• Graphic CommunicationsGraphics
     

       Prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to plan, prepare and execute commercial and industrial visual image and print products using mechanical, electronic and digital graphic and printing equipment. Students learn desktop publishing, layout, composition, presswork and bindery as well as photography, flexography, offset lithography and other graphic arts techniques. Emphasis is on typographical layout and design using computer graphics, offset preparation and operation, paper cutting, ink and color preparation and screen printing production. Also included in the course are cost/inventory control, job planning, troubleshooting, repair of equipment, and estimating.

    Topics of Study:

    Graphic Design Theory

    Adobe Design Software

    Photography Theory

    How to use DSLR Cameras

    Photo Manipulation

    Creating Vector Objects

    Digital and Offset Press Operation

    Plate Making

    Screen Printing

    Troubleshooting Digital Files

    Creating Press Ready PDF Files

    Typography



    Career Opportunities:

    Graphic Designer

    Photographer

    Marketing

    Advertising

    Pre-press Technician

    Screen Printer

    Press Operator

    Bindery Worker



    Certifications You Can Obtain Include:
     
    Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) Certification

    Post-Secondary Options:
     

    Antonelli Institute

    Art Institutes

    Marywood University

    Pennsylvania College of Technology

    Luzerne County Community College

    Keystone College



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