This advanced class focuses on the design and production aspects of page layout software. This lab-based class will include the study of typography, page design, and page architecture. The use of CMYK and paper selection will be reviewed. At the conclusion of this class, the student will be able to conceptualize, design, produce, and develop specifications for a wide variety of pre-press demands. Additional topics may include: preparing projects for Web-based and paperbased distribution, building self-contained high and low resolution files. Lab fee required. Offered intermittently. Prerequisites: COM 30500.