Graphic Communications

Description:
This career major prepares students for future rolls in the graphic and advertising design industry. Students study typography, color theory, principles of design and composition, page layout, vector and raster images, and their applications to a variety of methods and styles of editing and print production. Students learn essential Adobe CC software to help create various types of graphic design and to prepare artwork for digital press production, wide format printing, vinyl signage, and screen printing. Safety, fundamentals of technology, proofing principles, finishing operations and digital photography are also covered. Study materials provided can also be used to prep for Adobe certifications.

Hours:
Morning session – 8:10 – 11:10 a.m.
Afternoon session – 12:45 – 3:45 p.m.

Career Major Name:  Graphic Communications
Clock Hours/Weeks of Instruction:  1005/37
Normal Completion Time:  37 weeks for full-time status

College Credit:
Prior Learning Assessment

Career Opportunities:
Graphic Designer
Screen Printer
Offset Printer
Digital Prepress Technician
Digital Printer
Bindery Folder
Cutter Operator

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Application Process:
High school students see home school counselor.
Adults contact Mid-America counselor 405-449-3391

Average Salary:
$11,960-$47,840

Accreditation:
OSBCTE (Oklahoma State Board of Career & Technology Education)

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