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Typography
TYPOGRAPHY
CLASS CODE: ART 230 CREDITS:  3 FEE:  $10
DIVISION: PERFORMING AND VISUAL ARTS
DEPARTMENT: ART
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: An introduction to typography as a fundamental element of graphic design.
TAUGHT: Fall, Winter, and Summer
CONTENT AND TOPICS: An introduction to typography as a fundamental element of graphic design. This course will also include an overview of the development and history of typography and the classification and creative use of type.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: -- Be introduced to typographic history and will be introduced to type classification.
-- Be introduced to letterform anatomy and design.
-- Have an introduction to typographic design principles and the grid system of design, focusing on the creative uses of type.
-- Explore in more depth drawing and page layout software (Adobe Illustrator and Adobe InDesign).
REQUIREMENTS:
PREREQUISITES: Art 130
OTHER: Estimated cost for materials: $60
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001