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Desktop Publishing: Layout and Production

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Note: This course is not available for the current semester.

Course No: ARTS.2450; Last Offered: Summer 2014;

Course Description

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.

Prerequisites & Notes

  • Prerequisites: ARTS 1010,102,113,201,155,156
  • Special Notes: Graphic Design & Web Students: Visit for the latest Adobe Creative Cloud student subscription information. Student pricing may be available to you from Adobe with proof of your student status (ie. your semester schedule, which you can access at NOTE: This course will not transfer directly into the Art Department's BFA day school degree program, but certain two-course clusters may be accepted for transfer upon department approval.
  • Credits: 3;

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