Southern Polytechnic State University

Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2012-2013

TCOM 4040 Applied Graphics for Technical Communicators

Prerequisite: TCOM 4030

3-0-3

This course examines the role of graphics in technical and professional communication. Students develop competency in desktop publishing, digital image editing, and vector-based graphics applications. Students complete practical projects that use typography, photographs, illustrations, engineering drawings, and data graphics. Projects focus on the role of graphics as both an independent communication and as support for text-based media used in business, industry, education, and training.

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