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Art, Design, 
and IT

Graphic Arts & Printing

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Graphic Arts and Printing

Graphic Arts is an instructional program that generally prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to plan, prepare and execute commercial and industrial visual image, and print products using mechanical, electronic, and digital, graphic and printing equipment.

Students learn desktop publishing, layout, composition, presswork, and bindery as well as photography, flexography, lithography, photoengraving, and other graphic arts techniques. Emphasis is on typographical layout and design using computer graphics, photo typesetting, camera and plate making, offset preparation and operation, paper cutting, ink and color preparation and dynamics, and airbrush and screen printing production.

Course Description

Career Paths

Postsecondary Options

  • This is a 2-Year PDE Approved Program of Study – CIP Code 10.0399

  • Graphic Design & Digital Photography

  • Large Format Digital Printing

  • Offset Printing, Bindery & Finishing

  • Production of Vinyl Graphic Applications

  • Screen Printing

  • 3D Printing

Potential Professions:

  • Commercial & Industrial Designer

  • Desktop Publisher

  • Graphic Designer

  • Photographer

  • Prepress Technician

  • Printing Press Operator

Professional Organizations & Certifications
Certified Apple Teacher




Ms. Nicole DeMark
724-728-5800 x 282
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