Graphics-Electronic Pre-Press

The Graphics-Electronic Prepress Program provides students with the entry level skills required for employment in the graphics industry as electronic prepress technician, scanner operator, platemaker/CTP, proofer, or bindery operator, with supportive skills in related printing operations. Students work in a real-world environment. Safety procedures, stocks and materials, bidding and estimating, work orders, preparing digital files using industry-standard software and hardware, layout, platemaking/CTP, and use of bindery equipment are all part of the course. Students prepare a portfolio of completed assignments.

Program Hours = 720

Estimated Time for Completion*: 12 Months

Estimated Cost per Semester**:

  • Tuition and Fees: $0
  • Books and Supplies: $202
  • Off-Campus Room and Board: $5,635
  • Other Costs:

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*Estimated time for completion is based upon normal time to complete the program and will vary for students who enroll part-time and for students who need to complete basic skills preparatory courses.

**Estimated costs per semester, based upon full-time enrollment of 12 units.