- Posted by:
- Cecelia Cutsforth
- Course Number:
- GD 116
- Course Title:
- Intermediate Typography
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Focuses on typographic composition, hierarchy of information, font identification and grid structure. Integrates type and image to reflect contemporary layout directions. Prerequisites: GD 101, GD 114, GD 120. Prerequisite/concurrent: GD 140.
Intended Outcomes for the course
Upon successful completion, students should be able to:
- Utilize type as the primary graphic design element in creating professional level design solutions.
- Create professional level layouts utilizing grid structure organization.
- Apply industry-expected practices governing typography in communication materials.
- Prepare digital files conforming to industry?required production standards.
Outcome Assessment Strategies
Projects will be the major criteria for evaluation. Emphasis will be placed on creativity, presentations, meeting assigned deadlines, and participation in critiques. Additional methods of assessment may include quizzes, exercises, assignments, and attendance.
Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)