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VC 202 - Typography I

Description: Studio course. The introduction to traditional and conceptual typographic applications, with a focus on the study of the basic letter forms, type families and characteristics, history of type, typographic contrast, hierarchy, and grids. Students build typographic vocabulary skills, typesetting and typographic layout skills, and a basic understanding of expressive typography and conceptual thinking. Letter grade only. Course fee required.

Units: 3

Sections offered: Fall 2019

Requirement Designation:

Prerequisite: VC 181, (Graphic Design Milestone or Motion Design Milestone), (ART 135 and ART 150 with grades of C or better) Corequisite: VC 201