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Graphic Communications Emphasis in Management
A.A. Degree Major or Certificate of Achievement

Prepares students to pursue employment in the printing industry in prepress, press, and finishing processes.

The 23 units of Program Requirements are the same for Graphic Communications Emphasis in Electronic Publishing, Graphic Communications Emphasis in Management, and Graphic Communications Emphasis in Production. Students may complete one or more of these programs by completing the Program Requirements, Emphasis Requirements, and Electives listed for each program.

Program Requirements (23 units)
GC 100 Graphic Communications 3
GC 101 History of Graphic Communications 3
GCIP 103 Acrobat for Print 4
GCIP 105 Design for Print Production 4
GCIP 140 Digital Imaging/Photoshop I 4
GCIP 149 Page Layout and Design I 4
GCIP 180 Digital Prepress and Press I 4
Emphasis Requirements (7 units)
CSIT 105 Computer Concepts and Applications 3
GCIP 182 Digital Prepress and Press II 4
Electives (Select two courses, 4-8.5 units)
BUS 105 Bookkeeping Fundamentals 4
BUS 105L Bookkeeping Electronic Spreadsheet Lab 0.5
BUS 115 Business Law 3
BUS 125 Business English 3
BUS 140 Selling for Business 3
BUS 155 Marketing 3
BMGT 105 Small Business Management 3
BMGT 115 Organizational Theory and Design 3
GC 102 History of the Book and Publishing: Papyrus to Pixels 3
GCIP 141 Digital Imaging/Photoshop II 4
GCIP 249 Page Layout and Design II 4
GCIP 280 Digital Prepress and Press III 4
* CE 100 Cooperative Education 1 - 4

Total units 34.00 - 38.50

*Cooperative Education must be related to this major.

Palomar College 2011-2012 Catalog

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