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COM 28500 - Introduction To Publication Design
Credit Hours: 3.00.  Introduction to pre-press production of professional-quality publications. Emphasis on computer applications for publication layout, design and production. Topics include composition, readability, typography, graphic resolution, and color management systems.
3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Undergraduate, Graduate, Professional
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: College of Liberal Arts
Department: Brian Lamb School of Comm

Course Attributes:
Lower Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1.  Demonstrate knowledge of graphic composition and layout principles when designing publications. 2.  Use industry-standard computer software accomplish basic and advanced pre- press publication design and production tasks. 3.  Solve common design and production problems encountered in the communication workplace, including those related to readability, resolution, color and composition. 4.  Use appropriate professional terminology when communicating with editors, designers, printers and other vendors on particular projects. 5.  Seek bids that result in reliable cost estimates from printers and other vendors. 6.  Consider ethical implications and professional communication responsibilities when making editorial and design decisions.

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