Tentative Course Offerings

GrC 2016/17 Tentative Course Offerings (TCO) as of 6-29-16

The following table lists the TENTATIVE offerings for courses in the Graphic Communication Department through Spring 2017, 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.
For downloadable PDF, click here.

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.

X = different from previous academic year​

Course/Units Course Description Fall ‘16 Win ‘17 Sp ‘17
GrC 101 3 Introduction to Graphic Communication X    
GrC 201 3 Digital Publishing Systems X X  
GrC 202 3 Digital Photography   X X
GrC 203 3 Digital File Preparation & Workflow X   X
GrC 204 4 Intro to Contemp. Print Mgmt & Manufacturing   X  
GrC 211 4 Substrates, Ink & Toners   X X
GrC 212 [Minors] 3 Introduction to Graphic Communication   X X
GrC 218 4 Digital Typography X X  
GrC 316 3 Flexographic Printing Technology   X X
GrC 320 4 Managing Quality in Graphic Communication X   X
GrC 322 3 Advanced Digital Typography   Not offered  
GrC 324 3 Binding, Finishing & Distribution Processes   X X
GrC 325 [Minors] 2 Binding, Finishing & Distribution Processes: Theory   X X
GrC 328 4 Sheetfed Printing Technology X   X
GrC 329 3 Web Offset & Gravure Printing Technologies X X  
GrC 331 4 Color Management & Quality Analysis Not offered X  
GrC 337 3 Consumer Packaging X X  
GrC 338 4 Digital Content Mgmt & Variable Data Publishing   X X
GrC 339 4 Web Design & Production X   X
GrC 357 3 Specialty Printing Technology X Not offered  
GrC 361 4 Marketing & Sales Mgmt - Print & Digital Media X Not offered X
GrC 377 [Non-Majors] 4 Web & Print Publishing X X X
GrC 402 3 Digital Printing & Emerging Technologies X   X
GrC 403 4 Estimating for Print & Digital Media X X  
GrC 411 4 Strategic Trends & Costing Issues Print & Digital Not offered X X
GrC 421 4 Production Mgmt for Print & Digital Media X    
GrC 422 4 HR Mgmt Issues for Print & Digital Media X X Not offered
GrC 429 3 Digital Media   X Not offered
GrC 439 4 Book Design Technology   X  
GrC 440 4 Magazine Design Technology     X
GrC 451, 452, 453 3 Special Topics in Graphic Communication Not offered X  
GrC 460 2 Research Methods in Graphic Communication X X Not offered
GrC 461 3 Senior Project X X X
GrC 472 2 APplied GrC Practices X X X
GrC 473 2 2 Applied GrC Management (UGS Mgmt Team) X X X
GrC 485, 495 2 Cooperative Education Experience (CR/NC) X X X

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