70.245 Desktop Publishing: Layout and Production

Desktop Publishing: Layout and Production

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 6832
Status Active

Introduces students to the complexities involved in preparing their designs for print: electronic page layout and design, proofing, specifying inks, trapping, cropping, overprinting, printing separations, proofing, and more. Students will learn about the differences between preparing their design work electronically or manually and will learn more about the different printing processes that are available. Printing terminologies and printing industry standards will be covered. Field trips may be made to area printing companies for demonstrations on the print production process.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-req: 70.101 Art Concepts, 70.102 Art Concepts II, 70.113 Digital Foundations, 70.201 Form & Content, 70.155 Drawing I, and 70.156 Drawing II.