The printmaking major is broken down into two primary print processes: lithography and etching. Beginning students are required to become familiar with both processes. The fundamentals of technique, process, and equipment are taught firsthand and refined at the intermediate levels. Printmaking majors are expected to pursue at least one of the primary processes through the advanced level but have the option to pursue both processes to an advanced level. The advanced levels become more sophisticated technically and tend to allow students to pursue personal vision and style in their printmaking.