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GDT 100: Typography I

This is an introduction to the evolution/principles of typography concentrating on typographic form and classification, type as form/image, display type, text type, typographic relationships, readability/legibility, grid systems, fundamental design principles and page layout. Assignments investigate typography as an element of design whose form and purpose is to achieve successful, informative and expressive visual communication. Students must be proficient with desktop/personal computers.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; GDT 104 minimum grade "C" or (GDT 106 and GDT 107, minimum grade "C")

Credits
4
Lecture Hours
45
Clinical Hours
0
Lab Hours
0
Other Hours
45
Total Hours
90

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