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Desktop Publishing (810610)

Create your own CD cover. Create your own candy bar wrapper. Design an ad or publish a newsletter used by a local company. Students will create business cards, fliers, forms, brochures, newsletters, greeting cards, and announcements using graphics, objects, fonts, etc.

  • Design an ad or publish a newsletter.
  • Create personal and business publications.
  • Design and create business cards, letterheads, brochures.
  • Design and create your own candy bar wrapper, a CD cover, and greeting cards.
  • Use fonts, graphics, objects, scanner to create effective and attractive publications.
  • Prerequisite: Keyboarding.
  • Open to sophomores/juniors/seniors.

"People should take this class because not only can you build and exploit your creativity, you can also learn much about how flyers and the like are put together." --Scott R., Class of 2011

"Students should enroll in Desktop Publishing if they are interested in the art of design. I enjoyed the class from learning how to use the software to being able to fully create your own projects. From designing calendars to managing your own rock band, in Desktop Publishing you are allowed to use your creativity to explore." --Holly B., Class of 2011

"Other students should take this class if they are interested in Graphic Design and computer skills for advertising, such as in magazines and newspapers. I personally enjoyed making my own band as a class project. I will never forget this class!" --Angela B., Class of 2012

CREDITS EARNED: ½
PREREQUISITES: None
GRADE LEVEL: 10-12

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BIT Course Offerings:


Accounting
Advanced Accounting Honors
Advanced Marketing*

Business & Personal Law*
Computer Applications
Desktop Publishing

International Business
Leadership
Marketing*
Personal Finance
Personal Finance Honors
Retail Merchandising & Mgt.*

Starting a Business
Web Page Design

*Honors Option available