Program Objectives

The screens for screen printing in the Graphics lab

Program Objectives



Student Work

Required Skills/Jobs & Salary Outlook

A graduate of this program should be able to:

  • Recognize the major printing processes and their products as well as the advantages of each process.
  • Demonstrate the skills needed for entry-level positions (as advanced trainees) in the following areas: layout and design, copy preparation, desktop publishing, film assembly and plate processing, direct to plate applications, press operations and bindery operations.
  • Assess personal strengths and limitations in various areas of the graphic arts.
  • Demonstrate good work habits: promptness to class, willingness to work, and the ability to accept supervision.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of equipment and use appropriate safety precautions.
  • Understand the various production departments and the contributions each makes to the finished product.
  • Write clear, concise, legible, and accurate technical reports using standard English.
  • Demonstrate skill in basic verbal communication
  • Solve basic math problems related to printing operations.