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Fall 2014 Catalog 
Fall 2014 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GA 104 - Intro Litho Press/Bindery

Credit Hours: 1

Introduction to the background, components and principles of offset lithography. Included will be the principles of plate preparation, paper handling and ink as well as related materials and basic bindery equipment. Emphasis will focus on safety.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student should have a basic understanding of the printing industry and the processes involved in printing to include:

  • overview of the graphic communications careers;
  • history of the printing industry;
  • safety & health;
  • lithographic platemaking;
  • lithographic press systems;
  • substrates;
  • paper cutting; and
  • binding and finishing methods.

Concurrent Registration: GA 105
F (S)