Program Description

The Graphics Communications program is designed to give students an overall understanding of the graphing and printing industries and their major operations while teaching academic and technical competencies that lead to nationally recognized certifications.

 

Available Certifications

Graphic Communication Assessment 
Advertising and Design Assessment
Digital File Preparation/Digital File Output Assessment
Offset Press Assessment


Available College Credits
College of Southern Maryland (3 Credits)
Bridgemont Community & Technical College (5 Credits)

Course Sequence
Introduction to Graphic Communications
Advanced Graphic Communications
Digital File Preparation & Output
Graphic Design & Screenprinting


Sample High School Schedule

 9th Grade  10th Grade  11th Grade  12th Grade
 1 Introduction to Graphic Communications Advanced Graphic Communications Digital File Preparation & Output Graphic Design & Screenprinting
 2 Health/Fitness For Life Requirement Elective Digital File Preparation & Output Graphic Design & Screenprinting
 3 Fine Arts Requirement  Financial Literacy  Elective Elective
 4 Science Requirement Science Requirement Science Requirement Elective
 5 History Requirement History Requirement History Requirement Elective
 6 English Requirement English Requirement English Requirement English Requirement
 7 Math Requirement Math Requirement Math Requirement Math Requirement
8 Technology Education Requirement Elective Elective Elective

 *Note: The schedule above is a sample only. Students should always review course selections with school counselors and refer to the current Charles County Public Schools High School Program of Studies.*

High Schools that Offer the Program
North Point High School- Students apply in 8th grade