ART 142 - Typography II at Northern Virginia Community College

Course Description

Effective: 2012-08-01

Examines advanced applications of the studies completed in Typography I. Explores the use of typography in layout and design. Requires projects based on professional level problems designed to test the student's practical knowledge as well as his or her creative ability. Applies computer techniques for working with type. Part II of II.
Lecture 1-2 hours. Laboratory 2-4 hours. Total 4-6 hours per week.
3-4 credits

General Course Purpose

The development of typography will be explored from Gutenberg until present day. The study will include development of letterforms and their differences and classification of typefaces. Practical exercises and lectures will be integral parts of the courses.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisites: ART 140 and ART 141 or divisional approval.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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