GLENDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

DESKTOP PUBLISHING TECHNICIAN

This certificate is designed to train students in the use of desktop publishing tools and allow the student to develop the use of those tools in an applied area of their choice.  The student must complete all core courses totaling 8-10 units and then choose an additional 8-10 units to complete a total of 18 units in their choice of applied areas. Applied areas include print, video, audio, and multimedia offerings to allow the student flexibility in course selection. 
This certificate does not satisfy the major requirements for the Associate in Science degree.


PREREQUISITE COURSES REQUIRED COURSES FOR CERTIFICATE UNITS
  CS/IS 100 or
CS/IS 101
Computer Concepts
Introduction to Computer and Information Systems
3 or
5
  CS/IS 123 Desktop Publishing 2
  CS/IS 124 Advanced Desktop Publishing 3
  A minimum of 8-10 units must be chosen from the following elective courses:
  ART 130 Design I 3
ART 130 ART 131 Design II 3
ART 130 (may be taken concurrently) or equivalent ART 134 Graphic Design Foundations 3
ART 134 or equivalent ART 135 Graphic Design Layout Software 3
ART 135 or equivalent ART 136 Graphic Design Identity and Logo Development 2.5
  CABOT 206 Macintosh Basics 1
  CS/IS 111 or
MEDIA 111
Interactive Multimedia I 3 or
3
  CS/IS 126 Digital Imaging 3
  JOURN 102 Reporting the News 3
JOURN 102 or equivalent JOURN 103 Student Publications Staff 3
  JOURN 107 Magazine Writing 3
  TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED 18
Courses taken more than three years before the granting of the certificate must have the approval of the division chair for acceptance.
NOTE: ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK MIGHT BE REQUIRED IF PREREQUISITES ARE NOT MET. SEE A COUNSELOR TO PREPARE A STUDENT EDUCATIONAL PLAN.
 
August 2011 GCC Catalog 2011-2012

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Desktop Publishing Technician (2009-10 catalog)