GAT-155 - Macintosh Operating Systems2 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 thrid 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-assited.
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