Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2021

ARTS 3631 Typography

Prerequisite: ARTS 2630. This course explores the theoretical and conceptual ideation of type and its function in design principles. Letterforms in traditional and digital media will be reviewed and explored within cultural, historical, and social context. Emphasis is given in the technical areas such as typographic structure, visual hierarchy, grid system, letter spacing, and font kerning. Additional studio fee required; see semester course schedule for amount.