Tentative Course Offerings

GrC 2019/20 Tentative Course Offerings (TCO) as of 4-15-19

The following table lists the TENTATIVE offerings for courses in the Graphic Communication Department through Spring 2020, and replaces all earlier listings. These offerings are subject to change. Updates to this list will be sent through the GrC email alias and will be posted here on the GrC web site.
Download the PDF of the tentative course offerings.

Please see your GrC advisor to help you plan your coursework. Refer to the Cal Poly Catalog and the GrC Prerequisite Flowchart for more information.

/ = different from previous academic year

Course/Units Course Description Sum ’19 Fall ’19 Win ’20 Sp ’20
GRC 101 3 Introduction to Graphic Communication      
GRC 102 (prev 172) 2 Orientation to Graphic Communication  
GRC 201 3 Digital Publishing Systems    
GRC 203 4 Digital File Preparation & Workflow  
GRC 204 4 Intro to Contemp. Print Mgmt & Manufacturing    
GRC 211/212 (minors) 4/(3) Materials for GrC Applications    
GRC 220 2 Intro to Applied Social Media in GrC  
GRC 224 (prev 324) 1 Binding, Finishing & Distribution Processes  
GRC 301 4 Digital Photography & Color Management  
GRC 316 3 Flexographic Printing Technology    
GRC 318 4 Digital Typography for Print and Web  
GRC 320 4 Managing Quality in Graphic Communication    
GRC 322 3 Advanced Digital Typography      
GRC 328 4 Offset Printing Technology    
GRC 329 3 Printed Electronics  
GRC 331 4 Color Management & Quality Analysis      
GRC 337 4 Consumer Packaging  
GRC 338 4 Web Development and Content Management    
GRC 339 4 Web Design & Production  

GRC 347 (new) 3 Packaging Graphics      
GRC 357 3 Specialty Printing Technology    
GRC 361 4 Marketing & Sales Mgmt - Print & Digital Media    
GRC 372 2 Applied GrC Practices (UGS II)  
GRC 377 [Non- Majors] 4 Web & Print Publishing
GRC 402 3 Digital Printing & Emerging Technologies    
GRC 404 (prev 403) 4 Data Management,/Estimating/Viz  
GRC 411 4 Strategic Trends & Costing Issues Print & Digital    
GRC 420 (IMC minor) 4 GrC in Integrated Marketing Communications      
GRC 421 4 Production Mgmt for Print & Digital Media    

GRC 422 4 HR Mgmt Issues for Print & Digital Media  
GRC 429 3 Mobile User Experience  

GRC 433 (new) 3 UX Methods      
GRC 437 (new) 4 Advanced Consumer Packaging        
GRC 439 4 Book Design Technology      
GRC 440 4 Magazine Design Technology      
GRC 451, 452, 453 3 Special Topics in Graphic Communication TBD TBD TBD
GRC 462 3 Senior Project  
GRC 463 1-3 Senior Project – Applied Practices  
GRC 485/495 6/12 Cooperative Education Experience (CR/NC)

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