January 2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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January 2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GA 212 - Introduction to Typography


In this course, the student will be introduced to and examine the principles of typography. History of type, classifications of fonts, physical components of letters, and legibility will be studied. Typographic vocabulary and terminology will be studied and used to explain design projects. Students will study applications of digital typography in print, web, and multi-media. Knowing that typefaces can portray emotion, emphasis will be placed on quality of information and communication through the selection of the proper typeface. 3.00 semester credit hours Contact Hours: 45.00 Prerequisite: GA 102 Introduction to Digital Design Applications . Corequisite: None.