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Typography in the Digital Age (ART103) 3 Credits

Survey of the history of typography and individual designers. Emphasis on the function of typography as an integral part of effective visual communication. Study of type anatomy, mechanics, characteristics, structure, and the principles of effective selection and the relation of copy and image in graphic design. Evaluate fonts both visually and technically and learn how to manage them. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ART100 or permission of Instructor.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
20331 Fall 2021 Scottsdale
Live Online Instruction
Live Online 08/24/2021 - 12/17/2021 Tu 9:00AM - 11:30AM
  • P. Deal
17 of 18 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: ART100 or familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite HIGHLY recommended.
      Live Online Classes have live online sessions that meet on specific days and times. Attendance in these live online sessions is mandatory. Additional online work that is not synchronous may also be included during the duration the classes are offered and have set due dates for assignments. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access.
      Need to see students for presentations or to show work. This course requires the use of a computer or mobile device with internet access, a webcam, speakers and microphone.
      Class 20331 costs include ART Course Fee: $25
    • Additional Class Notes: Course is offered only for Fall semester.
      Course uses iMac computers with Adobe Illustrator CS6.
      Due to COVID related campus lab closures, students will be provided an Adobe Creative Cloud account tied to their MEID username, for home use on PC or Mac computers during the duration of this course. Students should review the minimum configuration requirements to run Adobe CC on their personal device at Your instructor will provide login directions on the first day of class.