The Golden West College Digital Arts Department has over 120+ state of the art Macintosh workstations in 4 labs plus a printing room. Each lab has an instructor workstation and large format overhead projector so everyone in the room can see demonstrations. All the workstations are networked to 2 Apple Xserve servers that allow students to access there accounts and customized desktops at any workstation in the building.
Each lab has access to 4 HP4600 Color laser printers, our wide format (22") Epson 7600 photo printer and 4 HP4350 Black and White laser printers. Also available is a Nikon 35mm slide scanner and 4 Epson 3200 color flat bed scanners.
All of the workstation have the following software installed:
- Adobe CS4 Design Suite: Illustrator CS4, InDesign CS4, Photoshop CS4 Extended, Illustrator CS4, Acrobat 9, Dreamweaver CS3, Flash Pro CS4, Fireworks CS4
- Microsoft Office X 2008: Word, Excel, PowerPoint
- Web Browsers: Safari, Firefox
We have purchased the Adobe CS5 Suite and will begin teaching it in the Spring of 2011 in all of our classes.
We are proud to have one of the most state of the art and largest digital arts labs in Southern California. If you have any questions please contact us.