GCM Graphic Comm Management

GCM   5090G   Selected Topics in Graphic Communications

1-3 Credit Hours.   0-3 Lecture Hours.   0-6 Lab Hours.

This course is scheduled on an infrequent basis to explore special areas in technology and will carry a subtitle. Credit is variable from 1 to 3 semester hours. This special topics course is in keeping with established policies for offering a structured course on an infrequent basis. It will allow faculty to offer a course on a trial basis for possible approval at a later date. Graduate students will be given an extra assignment determined by the instructor that undergraduates are not required to complete.

Cross Listing(s): GCM   5090.

GCM   5234G   Color Reproduction

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

An exploration of professional color reproduction concepts and procedures related to the graphic communications and information technology industries. Topics include color theory, copy evaluation, color separation methods, color reproduction variables, color separation hardware and software, and color management systems. Graduate students will be given an extra assignment determined by the instructor that undergraduates are not required to complete.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in GCM   3745 (requisited for Graphic Communications Management majors only, IT second discipline students and GCM minor students should consult with the assigned GCM program advisor).

Corequisite(s): GCM   5314G.

Cross Listing(s): GCM   5234.

GCM   5314G   Color Reproduction Laboratory

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

This is a hands on laboratory course. The laboratory activities include the following: test for abnormal color vision, color measurement and evaluation, color standards, color proofing, color scanning, color reproduction methods, color management systems, color reproduction techniques using Photoshop and other software. Graduate students will be given an extra assignment determined by the instructor that undergraduates are not required to complete.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in GCM   3745.

Corequisite(s): GCM   5234G.

Cross Listing(s): GCM   5314.

GCM   5331G   Flexography

3 Credit Hours.   2 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

Introduction to the flexographic printing industry. Discussions will include the design, techniques, processes, and manufacture of flexographic printed products. Activities will include setup and operation of a flexographic press. Graduate students will be given an extra assignment determined by the instructor that undergraduates are not required to complete.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in GCM   3231.

Cross Listing(s): GCM   5331.

GCM   5332G   Multimedia Presentations

3 Credit Hours.   2 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

Multimedia Presentations is the study of digital imaging applications for presentations. The course covers the creation of digital components for multimedia presentations, including sound, graphics, animation, and video technique, and their use in multimedia presentations for video, CD ROM, and the Internet. Graduate students will be given an extra assignment determined by the instructor that undergraduates are not required to complete.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in GCM   1631.

Cross Listing(s): GCM   5332.

GCM   5334G   Imaging Systems

3 Credit Hours.   2 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

Imaging Systems is an in-depth course of how to effectively use, organize, and link imaging workstations, peripherals, systems, and files for information imaging. Current trends and issues of the industry are also covered. Graduate students will be given an extra assignment determined by the instructor that undergraduates are not required to complete.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in GCM   3745.

Cross Listing(s): GCM   5334.

GCM   5335G   Graphic Communications Management Topics

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Course topics focus specifically on managerial decisions as they uniquely apply to graphic communications, such as: facilities planning and production flow, trade customs, contracts, and quality control and testing. Graduate students will be given an extra assignment determined by the instructor that undergraduates are not required to complete.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in GCM   3745.

Cross Listing(s): GCM   5335.

GCM   5434G   Lithographic Reproduction

3 Credit Hours.   2 Lecture Hours.   3 Lab Hours.

Designed to introduce the student to image assembly for presswork. Topics include imposition layouts, image assembly, platemaking, proofing systems, press operation and safety. Graduate students will do a research project related to course content and present their finding to the class.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in GCM   3231.

Cross Listing(s): GCM   5434.

GCM   5534G   Digital Output Applications

3 Credit Hours.   2 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

Covers the utilization of electronic imaging technologies for output applications for information imaging. Specific topics include internet development and management, and print-on-demand development and management. Graduate students will be given an extra assignment determined by the instructor that undergraduates are not required to complete.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in GCM   3231.

Cross Listing(s): GCM   5534.

GCM   5535G   Estimating for Print Production

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Acquaints the student with various types of estimating practices used for print production. The student will learn how to measure cost centers, calculate materials used and conceptualize the production process. Graduate students will be given an extra assignment determined by the instructor that undergraduates are not required to complete.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in GCM   3745.

Cross Listing(s): GCM   5535.