Aug 19, 2019  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FAA 2860 - Graphic Design I

Credits: 4
This course provides more study of typography, design processes, technological skills, as well as historical and contemporary practice. Projects will explore the study of letterforms, text composition, layout and page systems, expressive typography, proportion and grids, visual hierarchy, readability/legibility issues, and differences between print and screen design. Knowledge and learning will be through lecture, hands-on presentation, readings, collaboration, and learning-by- doing. Additionally, traditional sketching techniques will be employed along with brainstorming sessions. Projects will focus both on creating printed documents and preparing files for electronic dissemination. Classes will include short lectures, computer demonstrations, and in-class studio work. Students will be expected to work outside of class to finish projects, a blog, and readings not finished during class.
Prerequisite(s):  FAA 2830  or permission of the instructor.