GAT-125 - Typography and Layout Design

2 credits

Typography & Layout Design is a course designed to introduce students to the basic elements of type, design, and page layout. The lectures will cover the history, specification, and aesthetics of type, both as text and design elements. The fundamentals of page layout will be covered with a focus on the effective visual presentation of type and images. In the labs, students will begin with the basics of designing & producing traditional art work and proceed to digital design and layout using current software. An emphasis on clean, functional design will be stressed.

Corequisite(s): GAT 125L 

Previously known as: GRPH-125