• Graphic Imaging Technology

    Course #’s 8660, 8661

    Instructor:  Ryan Arnett      Contact Information: rarnett@spotsylvania.k12.va.us

    DO YOU

    • Have visual ability?
    • Enjoy design and drawing?
    • Work well with deadlines?
    • Enjoy problem solving?
    • Work well with others?
    • Want to see tangible results when you learn?
    • Then this class might be for you!

    2 YEAR Program beginning grade 11 and completing grade 12

    Graphic Imaging Technology I      Credit: 2 Units; Offered Grade 11

    Provides students with occupational skills relating specifically to the graphics industry. Through hands-on activities, students will learn layout and design techniques, electronic imaging which includes working with current computer technology, digital photography, scanners, film assembly techniques, plate making, offset press techniques and bindery and finishing procedures. Workplace readiness skills of teamwork, communication, problem solving, positive work ethic and integrity are emphasized.

    Graphic Imaging Technology II    Credit: 2 Units; Offered Grade 12

    Prerequisites: Graphic Communications I

    Graphic Imaging Technology II provides the student with additional opportunities to gain advanced skills in layout and design, electronic imaging, film assembly, plate making, press operations, and bindery operations. Students who successfully complete both years of the course will be able to enter some phase of the graphics industry after graduation from high school. Workplace readiness skills of teamwork, communication, problem solving, positive work ethic and integrity are emphasized.

    Additional Information

    Students are expected to join the Career and Technical Student organization SkillsUSA and SkillsUSA Virginia 

    Careers:

    • Graphic Designer
    • Production manager
    • Sales
    • Instructor
    • Publishing