(Not accepting new applicants as of 3/22)
Graphic Communications Technology A.A.S. degree prepares students with the technical skills needed to produce a variety of products found in the field, transforming ideas into digital and print media. Topics will introduce the creative process and all of the steps in between to produce the final product. The degree develops strong computer skills using the current industry-standard software in addition to hands-on lab assignments incorporating traditional printing process, digital and wide format printing. The degree includes a capstone course, highlighting skills learned throughout the program, culminating in a strong portfolio that can be used to give an advantage when seeking employment after graduation. May include an opportunity for a job shadow or internship option. The program prepares students for entry-level positions in printing, publishing and related industries.
To successfully complete the program, a candidate must maintain a minimum 2.0 grade point average in all departmental courses and a minimum overall Erie Community College GPA of 2.0.