Desktop Publishing Basics

Course Overview

Course Code: CITA-244

Department: Office Technologies

Credit Hours: 3.00

Textbook Information: Bookstore website

This course is an introduction to desktop publishing production techniques. The focus of the course will be to introduce the student to the layout and design of digital documents for commercial printing and/or electronic distribution. Topics include creating and editing single and multi-page publications, commercial printing considerations; editing text and controlling text flow, using colors and graphic design objects; custom fonts and color schemes, layout considerations, typography, lines and frames, anchored items, long document construction, and creating templates. Print production will be explored through the initial design and development stage and include output considerations. Prerequisite: OFTC 111 or OFTC 111C

Course Schedule


Term: Spring 2023

Section Name: CITA-244-OL01D

Location: Online

Available Seats: 23

Faculty Name: K. Richards

Min Credits: 3.00

Comments: Students who enroll for this course must have access to the Internet, Microsoft Publisher 2016 and Quark Xpress.

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