CCN: GRA1201C Title: Typographic Design Credit Hrs: 3.00
Description : 
This course is an introduction to computerized typography. The emphasis is on the visual effects of type as a design and communication element. Students will form an understanding of the fundamental rules related to type design, such as kerning and leading. The primary focus of the instruction will be in how type is used in contemporary graphic design applications, but some practice in hand lettering will be included as well as a study of the how various type styles are designed. Also included is a study of font management, postscript, and handling of digital files. Students will solve a variety of problems commonly encountered in the production of a body of type for both print and electronic output.
 
Prerequisite(s) : ART1300C
Lec Hrs =   32.00 Lab Hrs =   40.00 Oth Hrs =   0.00 Fees =   45.00

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