Graduates are prepared to work in the industry in pre-press and technical support roles. Job duties often include all or some of the following: structural package design, photo retouching and restoration, application support and training, digital printing, large format print and installation, print measurement and validation, project management, sales, interactive content development and workflow automation.
The program provides students instruction in color theory and color management, image capture and editing, page layout, production workflow, digital asset management, package layout and design, and more. Arts & Sciences curriculum both supports the students’ technical direction and enhances their oral and written communication skills, fundamental math skills and critical thinking ability. The course of study culminates in an industry internship or capstone project where the students gain on-the-job experience.
Graduates earn an Associate of Applied Science degree; the program takes two years (four semesters) to complete.
Premedia Specialist; Structural Designer
Data reflects placement for AY2013-14 graduates indicating employment in their field of study within 6 months following graduation. Full data calculations are available for review during College open hours Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. CT at Career Services or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Graphic Measures International; Schawk; SGS
SOURCE: Based on the 2012-2013 Edition of the Occupational Outlook Handbook published by the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, www.bls.gov.