May 20, 2019  
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CDES 2225 - Typographic Syntax



Credits: 3

Prerequisite(s): ARTH 1600, ART 1101, ART 1141 , ART 1501, and ART 1531 with “C-” or better in each; or permission of department

Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): ARTH 1700 and CDES 2222 or permission of department

Description: This course provides an introduction to the study of typography as a central theme in the field of communication design. It focuses on the function of typography as a visual language and a form of communication. Subjects explored include typographic history, anatomy, construction and design, measuring systems, and identification and classification systems. Functional issues of setting and using typography with sophistication within a variety of contexts are central to this course.



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