Certificate Program

Degree offered

Certificate of Recognition in Desktop Publishing Technology

Credits required 12

Dean

William Berardi

Program contact

Priscilla Grocer, Department Chair and Professor of Computer Information Systems, ext. 2403

Program Goals Statement

The certificate in Desktop Publishing Technology provides training in the computer skills needed to work in the pre-press environment. Courses focus on using industry-standard pagination and digital imaging software and deal with basic writing and editing.

Requirements

  • Students entering this certificate program must understand the basic concepts of an operating system, spreadsheet, and a database.
  • Those without computer experience should take CIS 111 before starting the program. CIS 112 is also helpful.

Degree Requirements

Program Courses

CIT 131Business Creativity

3 credits

CIT 132Desktop Publishing

3 credits

ENG 101Composition I: College Writing

3 credits

ENG 215Technical Writing

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:12

Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 1

CIT 131Business Creativity

3 credits

ENG 101Composition I: College Writing

3 credits

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 2

CIT 132Desktop Publishing

3 credits

ENG 215Technical Writing

3 credits

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