GAT-155 - Macintosh Operating Systems

2 credits

Since the Apple Macintosh computer has become a staple "tool" for electronic prepress, learning proper operating procedures and maintenance are essential for all Graphic Arts Technology students. This hands-on lecture course explores system software basics through custom configuration, including all five Macintosh microprocessor generations, disk management, files & folders, menus & hierarchies, System & Finder, loading & updating software, Mac OS X applications & utilities, font usage, file formats, file sharing & networking, troubleshooting, connecting peripherals & printing, and third party utilities used in today's digital industry. Students' final project will be a multimedia presentation using Apple software. Note: This course & lab are web-assisted.

Prerequisite(s): GAT-125, GAT 125L, or permission of instructor

Corequisite(s): GAT 155L 

Previously known as: GRPH-455