2018-2019 Spring Edition 
    Jan 23, 2020  
2018-2019 Spring Edition [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Graphic Communications Certificate of Achievement

The Graphic Communications Certificate of Achievement program includes traditional and digital printing and applications, linking design and technology. Coursework prepares students for entry-level employment typically found in the graphic communications field, including digital and traditional printing and prepress technician, designer, surface designer, textile and clothing printing including silk screen and sublimation, textile designer, printing press operator, and related print and digital media. The discipline focuses on creation, production, and reproduction, in printed and digital form. The program also provides coursework for professionals interested in upgrading skills and/or receiving certification in the field.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Students who complete this program will be able to:

  • Use fundamental traditional and digital design, production, and reproduction skills for commercial graphic communication and new media
  • Select and use appropriate production software and hardware technology
  • Demonstrate skills typically found in the commercial traditional and digital print and media industry

Total Units for the Certificate: 29

*Course has a prerequisite, corequisite, limitation, or recommended preparation; see course description.