• Graphic Communications

    Students will examine many of the major areas of specialization in the graphic communication industry at an advanced level. They will describe effective workflow and production practices. They will be able to explain text and page composition, color science, vision and printed color. Students will describe printing ink, substrates and finishing and binding. They will be able to define the business of printing and careers in Graphic Communications Industries.

    During their Junior and Senior years the students will create multi-color tee shirts and note pads. Before graduation students will also create their own personalized deck of cards including the box for their final project. The program is a live print shop accepting work from internal and external customers. We will cover the following industry recognized programs InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop as part of your education.

    Page Composition
    Color Science
    Printing – Offset/Digital and Silk Screen

    Career Opportunities in Graphic Communications/Design & Visual Communications
    Entry Level Occupations

    • Airbrush Artist
    • Book Designer
    • Calligrapher
    • Fashion Artist
    • Free Lance Artist
    • Graphic Designer
    • Illustrator
    • Layout Artist
    • Photographer
    • Pre-Press Designer
    • Sign Artist
    • Sign Painter

    With Experience and/or Advanced Training

    • Animator
    • Art Teacher
    • Cartoon Artist
    • Computer Graphics Instructor
    • Desktop Publisher
    • Graphics Project Director
    • Scenic Artist
    • Technical Artist

    Related Occupations

    • Art Director
    • Copy Preparation Person
    • Layout and Design Person
    • Offset Press Operator
    • Platemaker
    • Production Manager
    • Advertising