GDES 230 Typography I

Provides students with a strong foundation in typography, a fundamental element in communication design. Students acquire an appreciation of type as form and as a communication element, learn to recognize typographic terminology, standards, and historical contexts, while explaining production and layout approaches. Students utilize both hand-skills and industry-standard software techniques to learn and practice the professional standards of typography. These skills will be demonstrated in single and multi-page assignments. This course includes studio and lecture. Students will need to purchase supplies/materials for this course.

Credits

3 credits

Prerequisite

A grade of C or better in GDES 125 and ART 113 OR a grade of C or better in GDES 125 and FMI 102

Offered

Fall

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