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Graphic Arts

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CIP Code: 10.0399

Instructor: Mr. Edwards

The Graphic Arts course gives students an overview and provides a working knowledge of the printing and publishing trade. Students receive instruction in offset press operation, desktop publishing using industry standard software and high-end Apple MacIntosh computers, digital photography and digital video editing, electronic platemaking and bindery skills. Students learn about production from creation to finished printed product. The exciting field of Graphic Arts is rapidly changing and provides excellent pay and employment locally as well as throughout the nation and internationally. Students enrolled in Graphic Arts have the opportunity to receive a nationally recognized Adobe Certification in Adobe Design Illustrator and Photoshop.


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 Possible Careers 

  • Graphic Designers
  • Art Directors
  • Desktop Publishers
  • Press Operator
  • Bindery Operator
  • Photographer
  • Videographer

 Potential Certifications 

  • PA Skills Certificate (NOCTI)
  • Adobe Certified Associate:
    • Photoshp
    • Illustrator
    • InDesign

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