VCD 206 Fundamentals of Typography

3 credits, Fall

Provides students with a strong foundation in typography, a fundamental element in communication design. Course develops an appreciation of type as form and as a communication element. Students learn typographic terminology, standards, historical context, production, and layout approaches. Innovative and experimental solutions to design problems are encouraged. Course includes studio and lecture. Students will need to purchase supplies/materials for this course.

Prerequisite(s): A grade of "C" or better in ART 113, ART 117, and IS 124