Production Artist Career Major - Overview

Production Artist

production artist
Career Major Length
765 hours
Who Can Enroll
Juniors, Seniors
Schedule
M-F 7:40-10:30A &/or 11:25A-2:15P
Fees
In-State Tuition:
$2,063.00
Out-of-State Tuition:
$5,363.00
Book Costs:
$335.00
Average Oklahoma Salary
$13/hr

Production artists design and prepare projects for print media using a variety of software packages and production skills. Students will learn common industry practices such as page layout and photo manipulation techniques, screen printing, vinyl signage, and more.

Career Major Length
765.00Total Hours
Course Title
Hours
Safety
15.00
Graphic Design Mathematics
15.00
Copyright Law
15.00
Introduction to Graphic Communications
120.00
Typography
45.00
Digital Image Manipulation
60.00
Digital File Prep
60.00
Basic Illustration
90.00
Screen Printing and Vinyl Art Preparation
45.00
Vinyl Graphics Installation
90.00
Mac & Adobe Basics
30.00
Advanced Desktop Publishing & Graphic Design
120.00
Design and Color Principles
60.00
Independent Study and Skill Development
45.00

Helpful Attributes and Abilities

  • Reading and language skills at the 10th grade level or above; math skills at the 9th grade level or above
  • Art background, training or natural ability
  • Attention to detail
  • Basic typing and computer literacy skills
  • Good eye-hand coordination
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to self-motivate and perform under pressure
  • For Vinyl Graphics Installation course only: Ability to bend, stoop and reach above the head or below the knee holding 10 pounds

Student Organizations

Certifications Available