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Typography (GRD165)

3.0 Semester Hours

This course provides an introduction to typographic history, study of letterforms, terms, classifications and typeface selection. Students explore type mechanics and aesthetics by using type in a variety of design applications. Students examine structure, layout, and information hierarchy, as well as the relationship of type to image and cultural context.

Prereq: GRD135 and GRD160; or concurrent enrollment.

Note: Software includes Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, and font editing and managing applications.

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