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VIS 1208 Typography

Introduction to typography as an element and tool of visual communication. The concept of type as image is emphasized. Two classroom, four lab hours per week.

Prerequisites: VIS 1100 and VIS 1140

Course Outcomes
  • Create typographic compositions that are functional, expressive, and aesthetically pleasing using the appropriate grid structure and page layout techniques.
  • Apply typographic rules of legibility, readability, syntax, semantics, hierarchy, visual space and tone.
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of typographic terminology and history.
Credit Hours: 4
  • Classroom: 2 hours
  • Lab: 4 hours
  • Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
  • Department: Design
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: No
Available Sections
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 13, Rm 328
Faculty: Cully
Term: Fall 2022
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled days and times.
Open Seats: 15
Meets: TTH from 2:00PM to 4:40PM
Section: 200
Open Seats: 15
Meets: TTH from
2:00PM to 4:40PM
Section: 200