GDT 101: History of Graphic Design

online available

In this course, students will discover the history and evolution of graphic design from prehistoric mark-making to the vibrant visual landscape we see around us today. The subject is viewed in the context of relevant social, technological, economic, and cultural events such as the origins of the alphabet, the invention of printing, and the birth of desktop publishing. Although the course focuses on graphic design and visual communication systems, it stresses connections to related disciplines such as architecture, industrial design, photography, and the traditional fine arts.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6

2021-22 Class offerings by semester

Fall 2021 Winter 2022 Summer 2022
offered in the daytime offered online offered in the daytimeoffered online offered online

offered in the daytimeDay Class (before 5 p.m.) offered at nighttimeEvening Class (after 5 p.m.) offered online Online Class

The 2021-22 annual schedule class offerings by semester is offered as a planning tool. 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 3
Lecture Hours 45
Clinical Hours 0
Lab Hours 0
Other Hours 0
Total Hours 45

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