Graphic Imaging

Course Title: Graphic Imaging Technology
Course Instructor: Martin VanZant
Number of Credits: 9 credits
Semesters Offered: 4 semesters
Prerequisite: Algebra 1 and English 10
Eligible Grade Levels: 11th & 12th
Dual Credit: Vincennes University

Course Competencies and Requirements

  • What’s your brand? Create your own logo, then sport it, spread it, promote it!
  • Two-year program providing hands-on training utilizing current graphic arts fundamentals
  • Computer-generated imagery and image assembly, graphic reproduction methods, and current technology available in finishing and bindery
  • Real time production work implemented regularly
  • Training on state-of-the-art equipment in the most technically current printing facility available in a high school setting
  • Work-based learning experience possible for second year seniors with acceptable grades, good attendance, and a recommendation.
  • Learn and utilize Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and In-Design.

Dual Credit Information for 2023-24

Dual credit offerings are subject to change at the discretion of postsecondary partners, the Indiana Commission for Higher Education, The Indiana Department of Education, or the Indiana Office of Career and Technical Education.

Course Number Course Name Credit Amount College Year
DESN 155 Computer Page Layout 3 Credits Vincennes University (Cost $75) Year 1
DESN 120 Computer Illustration 3 Credits Vincennes University (Cost $75) Year 1
DESN 140 Computer Imaging 3 Credits Vincennes University (Cost $75) Year 1
ARTT 111 Introduction to Traditional and Digital Photography 3 Credits Vincennes University (Cost $75) Year 1


  • Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media (e.g., quantitative data, video, multimedia) in order to address a question or solve a problem.
  • Solve abstract and practical problems by applying and adapting a variety of strategies. Monitor progress and evaluate answers in terms of questions asked.
  • Use vocabulary skills, context, roots, prefixes and suffixes to determine the meaning of words.
  • Solve problems based on understanding the properties of shapes, such as triangles and circles, and the spatial relationships between angles and lines.

Area 31 Eligibility Statement

Read the Eligibility statement here.

NOTE: Required prerequisites include the successful completion of Algebra I and English 10 for academic credit.