Print Production

Print Production is approved as a Completer Program (a graduation requirement option). Print Production may grant 10 student service learning hours.

Print Production affords students the opportunity to begin their education for careers in graphics design. Topics include photography, computer illustration, and page layout. Select students will be able to pursue animation and web design.


Instructors:

- Dave Hutchison ( dmhutch@carrollk12.org )


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The Print Production program is certified by the national organization PRINT ED. (Only 200 high schools in the nation are certified by this prestigious organization).:

- Graphic Communication
- Advertising Design


Major Units of Study:

- Elements of art and principles of design

- Complete simulated problems in design, illustration, and production

- Create, develop, and apply communication products for a business environment


Career Opportunities:

- Production Artist

- Desktop Publisher

- Event Photographer

- Mechanical Artist

- Assistant/Associate Director

- Commercial Illustrator

- Layout Artist

- Interactive Media Designer

- Graphic Arts Technician

- Audio-Visual Artist/Designer

- Photographer

- Advertising

- Publishing

- Product Designer/Illustrator Animator


Career Specific Electives:

- 2D/3D Art

- Psychology I, Honors Psychology I

- Commercial Art

- Graphic Communications

- Business Principles & Practices

- Drama I, II, III

- Electronics I

- Marketing I

- Foreign Language

- Newspaper Production

- Public Speaking


For more information about careers in the graphic design field, please check out this link to the United States Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook.

Graphic Designer

Desktop Publisher