Students work during a screen printing course.Master the trades of graphics, advertising, printing, type and print media.

The Graphic Communications Technology Program at Pasadena City College teaches you skills that lead to employment in the screen printing, commercial printing, and publishing industries. Graduates of our program typically go on to pursue jobs as a screen printer, in their own business or as a production employee in a wide range of areas within the electronic and digital production areas. The Graphic Communications Technology classes emphasize instruction in the current technical skills needed to succeed in these areas, as well as in the problem-solving techniques that make a valuable and successful employee or business owner.

Programs and Degrees

Certificates of Achievement

Our Certificates of Achievement give you the knowledge and training you need to enter a specialized career or enhance your skills for advancement in your job. Certificates (18+ units), combined with the completion of General Education coursework may also be applied to an Associate Degree to further increase your employability.

Occupational Skills Certificate

Earning an Occupational Skills Certificate develops your job skills in a special area of occupational education in a short period of time. Successful completion may certify that you are prepared with job entry skills and/or skills to upgrade or advance in an existing career.


Each semester we offer a variety of Graphic Communication Technology for beginning to advanced levels. Use the links below to see full course descriptions and our current offerings.