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Graphic Design
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Typography 1
An in-depth understanding of typographic concepts and methods is essential for effective visual communication. Students examine the evolution of the alphabet and the history and basics of typographic style (with an emphasis on 20th-century type design and application). Projects help students understand the difference between legibility and readability and develop a discerning eye and the ability to create effective a...
Oct 07 - Dec 15
Online
Fall 2019
Graphic Design Portfolio
Through lectures, demonstrations, and studio work, students learn to build an original, effective graphic design portfolio to present to potential employers and undergraduate and graduate admission counselors. They refine existing projects and undertake new projects to fill gaps in their portfolios. They conduct research and develop and refine their presentation skills using both digital and traditional paper portfol...
  • Programs: Certificate Programs
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 5137 - PCGA 0501 A
  • Waldman, Jeffrey
Oct 28 - Dec 02
On Campus
Monday
7:00 - 9:30 PM
Fall 2019
Prof. Practices:Graphic Design
This course is an in-depth exploration of the business of graphic design and related profes- sional practices, conducted through lectures, demonstrations, research, and studio work. Whether you intend to freelance, work in a small boutique office, or design at a large corporation, this course will help you understand what to expect. The course focuses on common design problems, including pricing, estimates, invoices,...
  • Programs: Certificate Programs
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 5138 - PCGA 0502 A
  • Kaplan, Peter
Oct 30 - Dec 11
On Campus
Wednesday
7:00 - 9:30 PM
Fall 2019
Graphic Design 2
Students develop their conceptual and technical skills through sessions in both a nondigital studio and a digital lab. They work on projects that incorporate research, illustrations, and graphics and represent a range of ideas- literal and abstract, metaphorical and symbolic. Discussion of professional practices and class critiques strengthen students’ ability to present a total graphic concept. Prerequisite: Graphic...
Oct 07 - Dec 15
Online
Fall 2019
Graphic Design History
This course covers the history of graphic design from the mid-19th century through the digital revolution. Influential movements are examined, including arts and crafts, art nouveau, Dada, Constructivism, De Stijl, Bauhaus, Neue Grafik, DIY Punk, and today’s digital landscape. Students explore the evolution of the discipline from typesetting to lithography to digital design and investigate the relationship of the gra...
Oct 07 - Dec 15
Online
Fall 2019
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