Graphics & Printing Communications

This exciting program teaches students a wide variety of skills within the Graphics & Printing Industry such as graphic design, computer hardware and software, pre-press, printing methods, bindery, and digital photography. Students get hands on work experience and use state of the art software and equipment.

Special Class Features

  • Job Shadowing
  • Mentorships
  • Opportunity to earn college credit
  • Professional guest speakers
  • Opportunity to compete in SkillsUSA
  • Field trips
  • Develop a professional portfolio
  • Learn and explore many content areas
  • 1 or 2 year program

Course Content

  • Digital SLR photography & concepts
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Typography
  • Layout and Design
  • Dye Sublimation Printing
  • Color Theory
  • Vinyl Graphics
  • Offset Printing
  • Digital Printing
  • Bindery
  • Scanning
  • Screen Printing
  • Large Format Printing
  • Safety     

Future Employment

Students will be prepared to go directly to work in the printing industry or to continue their education at community colleges, universities or art & design institutions.  

Articulation and/or Credentials

Students can earn college credit at Ferris State University, Delta College, Baker College Flint & The Art Institutes.