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Technical Program - Desktop Publishing Graphic Design (AAS) - Lake Land College, Mattoon, IL

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.


For more information contact:
Marcy Satterwhite
217-234-5359
msatterw@lakeland.cc.il.us

* There are prerequisites or course requisites for this course
** Electives must be approved by Program Coordinator or Division Chair
one cross Course only offered fall semester
Footnote 2 Course only offered spring and summer semester
Footnote 3 Course only offered spring semester
Footnote 4 Courses offered in odd numbered years only
Footnote 5 Courses offered in even numbered years only
Footnote 6 SOS 050 Human Relations and PSY 271 Introduction to Psychology cannot be used as a social science elective
Footnote 7 Consult Academic Advisor for appropriate course
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First Year
First Semester
CIS 099 Web Page Design *
3
CIS 088 Adobe Photoshop *
3
CIS 092 Adobe Illustrator *
3
CIS 160 Practical Software Applications *
3
SFS 101 Strategies for Success
2
ENG 095 Business English
3
SPE 111 or Introduction to Speech Communication  
ENG 120 or Composition I  
  Total Semester Hours:
17
 
Second Semester
CIS 090 Adobe InDesign *
3
CIS 051 Designing for the Web *
3
BUS 114 Advanced Formatting *
3
ITT 053 Digital Media Arts * +++
3
ART 250 Understanding Art
3
ART 110 or 2-D Design  
  Total Semester Hours:
15
 

Second Year
First Semester
CIS 098 Advanced Desktop Skills * +
3
CIS 058 Specialized Software Applications *
3
CIS 056 Advanced Software Applications *
3
BUS 141 Business Communications
3
BUS 247 Principles of Marketing
3
CIS 049 Content Management Systems *
2
  Total Semester Hours:
17
 
Second Semester
BUS 060 Automated Office Procedures (Mod 1) * +++
3
BUS 079 Professional Development (Mod 1) +++
3
CIS 047 Graphic Design Capstone (Mod 2) * +++
3
BUS 094 Business Mathematics
3
PSY 271 Introduction to Sociology
3
PSY 271 or Introduction to Psychology  
  Total Semester Hours:
15
 


Total Program Hours: 64

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