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ART 284 - Typography

Credits: 3
Instructional Contact Hours: 6

Provides an introduction to the fundamental aspects of typography. Identifies and applies the history of typography, vocabulary terms, and foundational typography techniques to a survey of typography design assignments.

Corequisite(s): none
Lecture Hours: 30 Lab Hours: 60
Meets MTA Requirement: None
Pass/NoCredit: Yes

Outcomes and Objectives
  1. Identify the foundations of Typography.
    1. Define and access typography design vocabulary, history, standard practices, and current industry trends.
    2. Construct critical dialogue and writing analysis of historical and contemporary type design works, in addition to student projects.
  2. Demonstrate industry practices used in typography design.
    1. Apply research and brainstorming techniques to industry standard typography design projects.
    2. Apply standard guidelines in custom typography creation for web and print design projects.
    3. Apply industry standard typography design software techniques to current type design industry scenarios.

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