Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator, General Production Studies is a program that generally prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills in the manufacture and distribution or transmission of graphic communications products.
Graphic Communications Studies majors and degree programs may include courses in the prepress, press, and post press phases of production operations and processes such as offset lithography, flexography, gravure, letterpress, screen printing, foil stamping, digital imaging, and other reproduction methods.
Search for schools that offer a major in Graphic Communications (use the College Search feature and enter "graphic communications” in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.
What can you do with a major/degree in Graphic Communications Studies?
A major/degree in this field typically leads to an associate or bachelor’s degree. With such, you may be able to find fulfilling work as (but not limited to) a graphic designer, production manager, or publishing specialist.
Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Graphic Communications Studies:
Professional associations are groups of professionals dedicated to topics in specific fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.
Publications/Magazines in Graphic Communications Studies: