Course Information

GDES-2100

An introduction to the study of typography a its role in the structuring of visual language and its relationship to the discipline of graphic design. The course will examine the history of letterforms, their sources, and their influences and will provide opportunities for learning principles and guidelines for the effective use of type in visual communications for a variety of media and messages. Students will learn to structure intelligent, creative type solutions through classroom discussion, reading, research, and studio assignments, including editorial, promotional, and informational applications of typography.

Fees:
$50
Credits:
3.0
Academic Level:
Undergraduate
Department:
Art, Design, and Theatre [AD]
Subject:
Graphic Design [GDES]
Terms Offered:
(Term Legend)
2014FA, 2013FA, 2012FA, 2011FA, 2010FA, 2009FA, 2008FA, 2007FA, 2006FA
Course Offerings by Term
TermSectInstructorMeeting Location/Days/TimeCapUsed
2014FA01TYL 103 LEC TR 08:00AM-09:50AM
Dates: 08/20/14-12/12/14
1515

Past Course Revisions

  • Typography
    Credits: 3.0
    Terms Offered: 2004FA, 2005FA