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Desktop Publishing C.A.
Applying is easy! We have an open-admission policy, which means if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent, you’re in and we can’t wait to see you in the halls.
Desktop Publishing C.A.
Department: Business Technology
Total Credit Hours: 37 credits
What Is BTC - Desktop Publishing?
Instructors are committed to assisting students by keeping all course content, equipment and teaching methods current. This ensures better applied learning so students are successful in Business Technology career fields and can be placed in high-paying positions that meet their needs. Courses are offered online, on campus and in a hybrid format.
The courses for this certificate may be applied to the Associate of Applied Science degree in Business Technology.
Jobs in the customer service arena are growing at an average rate, about 13 percent.
The median salary with experience is just over $41,000. Salaries vary depending on the type of industry and experience.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Desktop publishers use software to design page layouts for print or online documents like newspapers, books, brochures and other items. They create the text, graphics and other materials they will need and format them into a finished product.
|General Education Requirements (12 credits)|
|Mathematics||MAT 105||Applied Math||3|
|Communication||ENG 101 or||English Composition I or||3|
|ENG 102 or||English Composition II or|
|COM 101||Oral Communications|
|Social Science||HIS 101 or||US History to 1877 or||3|
|HIS 102 or||US History since 1877 or|
|HIS 115 or||US History Since 1945 or|
|HIS 270 or||History of Missouri or|
|POL 101 or||American Government or|
|POL 102||State & Local Government|
|Elective||BTC/CPT 103||Microcomputer Applications||3|
|Core Course Requirements (25 credits)|
|BTC 136||Electronic Communication with Stakeholders||2|
|BTC 138||Project Management||1|
|BTC 160||Word Processing - Word||2|
|BTC 165||Presentations - Powerpoint||2|
|BTC 170||Spreadsheet Applications - Excel||3|
|BTC 175||Database Applications - Access||2|
|BTC 190||Planning and Design Concepts - Publisher||2|
|BTC 247||Administrative Supervision||3|
|BTC 290||Publishing Projects||2|
|CPM 170||Computer Graphics||3|
|CPM 210||Digital Photo Editing||3|
|Total Required Hours: 37 credits|