# CTE Resource Center - Administrative Planning Guide - Graphic Imaging Technology II (8661/36 weeks, 280 hours)

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Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Graphic Imaging Technology II (8661/36 weeks, 280 hours)

Course Description

Course Code:8661
Work-based Learning:Available
Duration:36 weeks, 280 hours
Suggested Grade Levels:11–12
Prerequisites:Graphic Imaging Technology I (8660/36 weeks, 140 hours)

Graphic Imaging Technology II prepares students for a career in the graphic communications industry. Students gain knowledge and skills in digital file preparation and output. Graphic Imaging Technology programs must be accredited by PrintED, administered by the Graphic Arts Education and Research Foundation (GAERF).

As noted in Superintendent’s Memo #058-17 (2-28-2017), this Career and Technical Education (CTE) course must maintain a maximum pupil-to-teacher ratio of 20 students to one teacher, due to safety regulations. The 2016-2018 biennial budget waiver of the teacher-to-pupil ratio staffing requirement does not apply.

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Arts, Audio/Video Technology and Communications
    • Printing Technology
    • Visual Arts

Available Credentials

Concentration Sequences

A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.

Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.