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Winter 2024
Jun 25,2024
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ART 119 - Typography 1
Explores the use and design of letterforms and typographic design. Typographic history and classification of typefaces are covered, while essential craftsmanship and technical skills are stressed. Concept development and critical evaluation of design approaches are part of this course. Assignments are designed to build upon the skills acquired in subsequent projects. This course provides students with an in-depth understanding of how typography is used to communicate content as well as being visually effective. Type hierarchy and organizational layout skills will be explored. Students will perform a series of projects by hand and/or digitally to demonstrate skill in these areas.
3.000 Credit hours
60.000 TO 72.000 Other hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Credit
Schedule Types: Lec/Lab

Arts & Humanities Division
Media Arts Department

Course Attributes:

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Skills Development
May not be enrolled in one of the following Colleges:     
      College Now

Credit level ART 115 Minimum Grade of P or Credit level ART 115GD Minimum Grade of P or Credit level ART 131 Minimum Grade of P or ART 131 at Prev College P

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