2013 - 2014 Combined Catalogs of the Colleges

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GRPH 1223 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Digital Imaging I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to digital imaging on the computer using image editing and/or image creation software. Topics include: scanning, resolution, file formats, output devices, color systems, and image-acquisitions. (1 Lec., 2 Lab.)


GRPH 1224 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Digital Imaging I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to digital imaging on the computer using image editing and/or image creation software. Topics include: scanning, resolution, file formats, output devices, color systems, and image-acquisitions. (1 Lec., 2 Lab.)


GRPH 1309 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at EFC

Press Operations I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to offset printing including knowledge and skills to operate a small offset press to print single color jobs. Emphasis on parts of the press and operation procedures, printing terminology, paper types and ink types and their uses, make ready and cleanup. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


GRPH 1359 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Object Oriented Computer Graphics
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Mastery of the tools and transformation options of an industry standard draw program to create complex illustrations and follow them through to the color output stage. Mastery in the use of basic elements of good layout and design principles and use the capabilities specific to vector (object oriented) drawing software to manipulate both text and graphics with emphasis on the use of bezier curves. Acquisition of images via scanning and the creative use of clip art is included. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


GRPH 1391 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at ECC

Special Topics in Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


GRPH 1395 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at ECC

Special Topics in Computer Typographer and Composition Equipment Operator
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


GRPH 1396 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Special Topics in Desktop Publishing Equipment Operator
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


GRPH 2309 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at EFC

Digital Pre-Press
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Theory and techniques for pre-press preparation using industry standard software for final file output. Topics include the procedures and problems involved in computer file preparation ranging from trapping, color separations, and resolutions to printing basics and service bureaus. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


GRPH 2336 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Prepress Techniques
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Hands-on experience in both electronic file imaging and traditional graphics camera use. Electronic file output and troubleshooting, graphics camera knowledge, traditional film assembly, and proofing process. High-end color scanning. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


GRPH 2381 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at EFC

Cooperative Education - Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Directly related to a technical discipline, specific learning objectives guide the student through the paid work experience. Includes a lecture component. (1 Lec., 15 Ext.)


GRPH 2382 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Cooperative Education Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization are offered through a cooperative agreement between the college, employer, and student. Under supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Directly related to a technical discipline, specific learning objectives guide the student through the paid work experience. (1 Lec., 15 Ext.)



Academic Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for transfer among community colleges and state public four year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.

WECM Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.


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