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Course Content and Outcome Guide for GD 244

Course Number:
GD 244
Course Title:
Print Strategies
Credit Hours:
3
Lecture Hours:
30
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
0
Special Fee:
 

Course Description

Presents the professionally accepted production processes, procedures, and materials used to reproduce graphic communications for distribution. Required: second year standing in the Graphic Design program. Prerequisites: GD 124.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon completion of the course students should be able to:

  • Use professional terminology to effectively communicate with printing representatives.
  • Make informed decisions based on industry required methods and procedures.

Outcome Assessment Strategies


Students will be evaluated by various methods which may include one or more of the following tools: examinations, homework or other paper assignments and group problem solving.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

THEMES

Professional Methods

Mass Reproduction

ISSUES

Production

Formatting

Color Models

Professional Insight

Pricing

CONCEPTS

Efficiency

Terminology

SKILLS

  • Communicate efficiently with vendors
  • Select appropriate production processes
  • Cost estimation