Advisories: MAT 180
Acceptable for Credit: CSU
Lecture 2 hours, Laboratory 3 hours
This advanced publishing course takes students through the process of producing and printing a press-ready publication at a professional printing company. Students explore print technologies (e.g., offset printing, variable-data printing, and direct digital printing), learn the steps required for prepress, production, binding, trimming, and finishing, and apply prepress techniques using Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe Illustrator. The course includes a professional print bureau tour.
This advanced course is a must for those wishing to pursue a career in Graphic Design. MAT 230 is an advanced course in the Graphic Design Certificate and for the AA in Graphic Design.
Formerly Publishing 2: Output for Print and CIS 249.