Commercial Art & Design


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  • Employment in trade or trade related occupations
  • Associate Degree – Program of Studies
    • Westmoreland County Community College
    • Community College Allegheny County
    • Pennsylvania College of Technology
    • PTI
    • ITT
  • Post Secondary training in schools such as:
    • Douglas Education Center

Program Description:

Students are instructed in the skills used by today’s printing industry. Multimedia Design is the skill and the art of producing printed products on paper, glass, cloth, metal, or other materials. Most printed work consists of design artwork, typesetting, camera work, plate making, printing, finishing, binding, screen printing, computer generated graphics and digital photography. Learning is accomplished through a combination of classroom theory and actual hands-on projects. Students become familiar with the most efficient and most economical state-of-the-art methods for reproducing materials. Students learn the safe and correct methods of operations and maintenance of tools and equipment.

 
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Career Possibilities:

  • Graphic Designer
  • Screen Print Designer
  • Photo Typesetter
  • Plate Maker
  • Press Operator
  • Camera Operator
  • Binder