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CDN 213 Electronic Prepress & Adobe Acrobat
Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in CDN 203, CDN 204 and CDN 207 or consent of instructor

This course teaches the basic concepts of electronic prepress, postscript and portable document files (PDFs). Preparation of electronic documents for print production using industry standard software will be explored. Acrobat Distiller will be used to create PDFs. Topics include scanning images, digital image manipulation, color corrections, saving files in proper formats and preflight. Students will study the use of grayscale, spot color, process color, graphics and fonts to produce files for service bureaus and commercial printers. (1.2) Proficiency Credit Available Pass/No Credit Not Available