Graphic Design

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About the Program:

Community college credit is available. Grades eligible: 11, 12, Adult.

This program allows students the opportunity to learn the Macintosh computer. Programs such as Adobe, Photoshop Illustrator, and InDesign will be studied. These programs will enable students to design letterhead, business cards, forms, brochures, t-shirts, and much more. Students will also learn the basics of darkroom procedures. Students will learn the screen printing process and the basic skills of the off-set press. If you are creative, this class is one that you should consider! In the second year, concepts of basic offset printing are reviewed. Students will have the opportunity to master entry-level competencies introduced in the first-year program. Under the guidance of the instructor, second-year students will operate the CTC in-house print shop.  

How to Apply:

  1. Schedule to take the WorkKeys with the CTC Assessment Office (573.334.0826) and obtain the required scores: 

    • Graphic Literacy- 3

    • Applied Math- 4

    • Workplace Documentation- 4

  2. Complete an application & make a deposit of $100.

  3. Provide proof of HS graduation (or GED).

  4. Submit the background check form.

Class Schedule:

August-May (Following the Cape Girardeau Public Schools Calendar)


The morning block schedule is from 8:25 a.m. to 10:50 a.m.
The afternoon block schedule is from 12:05 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.

For more information, call 573.334.0826 and speak to one of our advisors.