The CIM Courses system will be down temporarily undergoing routine maintenance.
CGD 2050 : Typography I
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 14:04:15 GMT
Catalog Pages referencing this course
Corcoran Graphic Design (CGD)
Programs referencing this course
DMD-BFA: Bachelor of Fine Arts with a Major in Digital Media Design
GD-BFA: Bachelor of Fine Arts in the Field of Graphic Design
GD-MINOR: Graphic Design
Other Courses referencing this course
In The Catalog Prerequisites:
CGD 2060 : Typography II
Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Corcoran School of the Arts and Design (CCAD)
Long Course Title
Short Course Title
Number of Credits
Default Grading Method
Repeatable for Credit?
Frequency of Offering
Are there Course Equivalents?
Are Fees Applicable?
Explanation and Description of Fees
Are Additional Resources Required?
Explanation of Additional Resources
Justification for Additional Resources
Describe any Sources of Additional Funding
This course introduces students to one of the most integral components of visual communication- typefaces and their letter forms. Topics covered include typographic vocabulary, terminology, history, technology, classification, measurement, and syntax. Students will be introduced to typographic history, nationality, and technology. Students will learn visual hierarchy and the grid as organizing principle and system. Pre-requisites: CFN 1000 Communication Design or CDM 1200 Digital Design I, CDE 1000 Design Concepts or CGD 1010 Fundamentals of Graphic Design. In some terms this course may be cross-tallied at the undergraduate level as CGD 2050 and at the graduate level as CGD 6350. Students enrolled at the graduate level will complete additional assignments to earn graduate credit.
Uploaded a Course Syllabus
Explanation of how the course differs from similar GW courses
Course Reviewer Comments