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Print Production (GRPH 1560)

Total Credits: 3
Lecture Credits: 2
Lab Credits: 1

Description: This course covers the basic materials, methods, and mechanical processes necessary to the production of print-ready publications and other print media. You will learn the language of print production, be introduced to the studio skills/equipment, work with a computer/laser printer/scanner, and produce one/two-color projects. You will learn the fundamentals of paper specifying, print buying, proofing and meeting and managing production deadlines.

Topical Outline:
1. Major printing processes
2. Digital prepress methods

Learning Outcomes:
1. Understand the basic concepts of how the major printing processes work
2. Understand production methods and digital prepress methods
3. Estimate paper costs for production and printing

Prerequisites:  GRPH 1101, GRPH 1130, and GRPH 1140