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    Southern Alberta Institute of Technology
   
 
  Dec 17, 2017
 
 
    
Academic Course Finder - 2017/2018

Graphic Communications and Print Technology


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Program Description


If you’ve ever picked up a print publication, visited a website, admired a logo or looked at an advertisement, then you are already familiar with some of the end products of the digital graphics industry. The Graphic Communications and Print Technology program is designed to prepare you for a career in these exciting fields. You acquire industry-specific skills in electronic file management, print management and production, print administration, estimating, printing service coordination that ensure your success in the industry.

Program Overview


Your Career

Graduates may find employment at commercial printing and publishing companies, private and industrial printing plants, paper and ink distributors, screen process companies, printing equipment distributors, advertising agencies, digital printing facilities and other graphic arts firms.

  • Graduates of the Graphic Communications and Print Technology program have a 97% employment rate.

Student Success

Students with higher grades usually experience more success in SAIT’s programs.

Credentials and Accreditation

After successfully completing this program, graduates will receive a SAIT diploma in Graphic Communications and Print Technology.

Accreditation

There are no formal accreditation arrangements at this time. Please contact the School of Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) for more information.

Progression


Students must attain a PGPA and/or a CGPA of 2.0 or better in each semester and pass the necessary prerequisite courses to progress through the program. To qualify for graduation, students must pass all courses, attain a CGPA of 2.0 or better and complete course requirements within the prescribed timelines.

Admission Requirements


  • At least 50% in English Language Arts 30-1 or English Language Arts 30-2 or equivalent.
  • All applicants must demonstrate English Language Proficiency prior to admission, including students educated in Canada.

Program Outline


First Year


Second Year


Total Credits 61.5


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