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GRPH 228 (3 Credits)
Printing Processes II
In a continuation of GRPH 126, the major printing processes
are discussed in greater detail, primarily offset printing.
Students are introduced to multiple unit-offset press, press
settings, and press troubleshooting. The aspects of paper
and ink are discussed. An emphasis is placed on creating
print ready files following industry specifications.
Prerequisite: GRPH 126
GRPH 262 (3 Credits)
Color theory is the study of the science of color and light as
it relates to the printing industry. Several color spaces are
discussed, along with the usage for each. A focus is placed
on managing color within the printing industry by means of
devices, software, and techniques.
GRPH 258 (3 Credits)
In this course, printing standards and quality control metrics
for process color printing are examined. Students continue
to expand their knowledge of the inner workings of an offset
press using a press simulator program. The use of printing
in marketing is also discussed.
Prerequisite: GRPH 228
GRPH 267 (3 Credits)
Graphic Communications Studio
Communication skills are challenged to create unique
solutions for a host of design problems. Emphasis is placed
on the design process and working with others to craft a
message. The course ends with a cumulative capstone
project tasking students to design and produce several
products. Students are also tasked with the creation of a
Prerequisite: GRPH 222
GRPH 272 (3 Credits)
The primary languages needed for web development, HTML
and CSS, are introduced along with how to design for the web.
Prerequisite: GRPH 165
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