Desktop Publishing Graphic Design (AAS) (AAS.DPGD)
Associate Degree in Applied Science
This program is designed to prepare graduates for careers requiring a solid knowledge of desktop publishing. Emphasis is placed on training in current graphic arts software and web page design techniques combined with the latest office technology trends. Students will design and create artwork for commercial publication and see the process through to make it press plate ready. Students may assume positions as full-time desktop publishers, graphic designers, pre-press operators, or positions involving a blend of administrative office duties and desktop publishing. Some students succeed as freelancers and open their own businesses.