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Graphic Arts and Imaging Technology
The Graphic Arts and Imaging Technology curriculum is designed to provide students with knowledge and skills necessary for employment in the printing, publishing, packaging and related industries.
Students will receive hands-on training in computer publishing, imaging technology, offset lithography, screen printing and emerging printing technologies. Training may also include flexography, graphic design and multimedia.
Graduates should qualify for career opportunities within the printing and publishing industries.
The following represents one way in which the program of study can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow this plan should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.
Associate in Applied Science
NC CIP: 50.0409
POS Approved: Fall 2012
|Course||Course Title||HOURS PER WEEK|
|Class||Lab/ Shop||Clinical/ WBL||Credit|
|GRA 110||Graphic Arts Orientation||2||0||0||2|
|GRA 121||Graphic Arts I||2||4||0||4|
|GRA 151||Computer Graphics I||1||3||0||2|
|GRA 161||Computer Graphics Apps I||0||3||0||1|
|GRD 141||Graphic Design I||2||4||0||4|
|Introduction to Computers||(2)||(2)||(0)||(3)|
|Basic PC Literacy||1||2||0||2|
|ENG 111||Expository Writing||3||0||0||3|
|GRA 152||Computer Graphics II||1||3||0||2|
|GRA 162||Computer Graphics Apps II||0||3||0||1|
|GRA 221||Graphic Arts II||2||4||0||4|
|GRA 255||Image Manipulation I||1||3||0||2|
|MAT 115||Mathematical Models NEW REQUISITE||2||2||0||3|
|GRA 112||Graphics Problem Solving||2||0||0||2|
|GRA 222||Graphic Arts III||2||4||0||4|
|GRA 256||Image Manipulation II||1||3||0||2|
|GRD 265||Digital Print Production||1||4||0||3|
|ENG 114||Prof Research & Reporting||3||0||0||3|
|GRA 153||Computer Graphics III||1||3||0||2|
|PRN 155||Screen Printing I||1||3||0||2|
|PRN 221||Offset Press Operations||1||4||0||3|
|GRA 257||Image Manipulation III||1||3||0||2|
|GRD 271||Multimedia Design I||1||3||0||2|
|PRN 131||Flexography I||2||4||0||4|
|___ ___||Humanities/Fine Arts Elective||**||**||0||3|
|Introduction to Business||3||0||0||3|
|Small Business Management||(3)||(0)||(0)||(3)|
Total Credit Hours: 68
- : Comprehensive Articulation Agreement - This course is recommended for students transferring to a four-year university.
- : Local Requirement
- : Instructional Service Agreement
- : Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC)
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective — Select one: ART 111, ENG 125, HUM 110, HUM 115, HUM 121, HUM 160, HUM 220, PHI 215, PHI 240 or REL 110. Consult an academic advisor concerning other possible electives.
**Hours vary depending on course selection.