Dec 03, 2021  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
2021-2022 Academic Catalog

GRDE 204 - Typography and Typesetting

3 CR
This course involves the study of typography and typesetting as an integral element of graphic design. The principles of typography will be examined through the topics of history, fonts and their classifications, and type as image and design element. Layout and typesetting projects will involve various types of documents and publishing with the purpose to achieve successful, informative and expressive visual communication. [32-32-64] Lab Fee

Requisites: Take GRDE 103  ,GRDE 135  or GRDE 145  with at least a grade of C.
Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Identify and use appropriate typography and typesetting vocabulary and concepts.
  2. Apply basic principles of design and layout to typography and typesetting.
  3. Recognize and apply common styles of typesetting.
  4. Compose page layout using type as an image and design element.