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2023-2024 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
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ART 332 - Design for Production

Units: 3
Industry standard publication and digital media practices, materials and finishes, production terminologies and print based assembly and publishing software for pre-press, production and printing technology artwork requirements for graphic design reproduction.

Prerequisites: ART 330, ART 331.
Possible Instructional Methods: On-ground.
Grading: A-F grading only.
Course Typically Offered: Fall & Spring

Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. Appreciate the differences between different commercial printing methods, print finishes, ink characteristics, and paper stock choices and best choices for design reproduction requirements;
  2. Identify, evaluate and provide print job specifications and required standards of digital artwork to appropriate printing service providers;
  3. Make appropriate choices of software and digital hardware for efficient production workflow and execution of artwork processing tasks;
  4. Recognize copyright and intellectual property responsibilities and issues associated with design for print reproduction and/or digital visualization;
  5. Consider the environmental impact and sustainability choices of design decisions.

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