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    Salem State University
  Dec 14, 2017
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

ART 315 Typography

3 Credit(s)
This course covers the design and use of letter forms, typographic page layout, hierarchy of information, major type families and their characteristics, type as expression, and legibility/readability issues. Students will develop original typographic designs with the goal of enhancing their sensitivity to the shapes and uses of letter forms and typefaces within graphic design. The history of the development and classification of typefaces is introduced. Required of Art majors in the Graphic Design and Interactive Multimedia concentrations. Five  and one-half scheduled studio hours plus three and one-half open studio hours per week.