Course Details

CBTE 176 Advanced Desktop Publishing and Typography

2.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours lab, 3 units
Grade Only

Description: Students will develop advanced skills necessary to create documents that are pre-press ready and pre-web ready. This course builds on skills learned in Desktop Publishing Essentials. Students learn to create sophisticated and effective documents by combining text, images, charts, and tables and applying typography and design principles to their layouts. Students also learn to use and apply advanced desktop publishing features such as managing long documents, advanced typesetting functions, managing output to print, and creating HyperText Markup Lanaguage (HTML) and Extensible Markup Language (XML) documents. Students expand their skills to include interactive and extensible electronic documents.