Printing Technology

1,216 hours, 45 credits; 3 terms, 12 months
Maximum class size: 15 
 
The Printing Technology diploma program provides instruction in basic entry-level skills in operating duplicators, platemakers, paper cutters, collators and binders. Printing Technology is a Program of Study participant.

General Entrance Requirements

Students should be able to follow written and oral instructions, have a working knowledge of basic math skills, follow safety procedures, work as a member of a team and translate rough copy to print. It is also recommended that students be able to stand, walk, lift and bend for extended periods of time.

Instructional Equipment

Instructional equipment includes, but is not limited to, duplicating presses, digital duplicator, digital platemakers, binding equipment, digital paper cutter, computers and computer design software.

Employment Opportunities

Graduates will be qualified for entry-level employment in an array of printing shops including industries that have their own printing departments such as hospitals, colleges, banks and state and federal agencies.

Term I

 
Course Code
Course Description
Credits
OP-101
Pre-Press Applications & Procedures I
4
OP-103
3
OP-105
5
MA-80
2
Term Total: 14

Term II

Course Code
Course Description
Credits
OP-201
Pre-Press Applications & Procedures II
3
OP-203
5
OP-205
4
RS-10
2
Term Total: 14

Term III

Course Code
Course Description
Credits
OP-301
Pres-Press Applications & Procedures III
6
OP-303
7
OP-307
4
Term Total: 17
Term Total: 45
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