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AVT 215: Typography

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Introduction to history and use of type. Reading and projects develop awareness of type as a linguistic and visual communication tool. Introduces typographic design elements, including color, hierarchy, integration with imagery, structure, and content.

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Introduction to history and use of type. Reading and projects develop awareness of type as a linguistic and visual communication tool. Introduces typographic design elements, including color, hierarchy, integration with imagery, structure, and content.

When Offered: Fall, Summer, Spring

Hours of Lecture or Seminar per week: 1

Hours of Lab or Studio per week: 6

Fulfills Mason Core requirement in arts.

Credits: 4

Prerequisites:

AVT 104 and AVT 180, or permission of instructor, or admittance into the Graphic Design Undergraduate Certificate.

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