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
Day Class (before 5 p.m.) Evening Class (after 5 p.m.) Online Class
Please refer to the course schedule to see the specific time and platform for which the course is offered.
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