GDT 100: Typography I

online available

This is an introduction to the evolution/principles of typography concentrating on typographic form and classification, type as form/image, display type, text type, typographic relationships, readability/legibility, grid systems, fundamental design principles and page layout. Assignments investigate typography as an element of design whose form and purpose is to achieve successful, informative and expressive visual communication. Students must be proficient with desktop/personal computers.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; GDT 104 minimum grade "C"

Class offerings by semester

  Winter Summer Fall

Even Years
(2022, 2024, 2026)

offered in the daytime   offered in the daytime

Odd Years
(2023, 2025, 2027)

offered in the daytime   offered in the daytime

offered in the daytimeDay Class (before 5 p.m.) offered at nighttimeEvening Class (after 5 p.m.) offered online Online Class
Revised: 3/30/23

Please refer to the course schedule to see the specific time and platform for which the course is offered.

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Description Hours
Credits 4
Lecture Hours 45
Clinical Hours 0
Lab Hours 0
Other Hours 45
Total Hours 90

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