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College of Professional Studies
Professional Studies-Publishing (PSPB)
Book Design
Book Design
Summer 2017
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The book design process and its relationship to editorial, production, and marketing departments; book design components, including typography, composition, page layout, illustrations, photo editing, and printing.
By the end of this course, students will:

- understand the basic structure and architecture of the book
- acquire a understanding of the book design and production process
- have a sense of the fundamentals of typography
- understand how editorial, production, and marketing shape the design process
- be able to discuss and critique various published products (textbooks, e-books, trade books, catalogs, online products, etc.)
- understand the importance of design to the product—both printed and electronic know how to work with book designers
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cbeil (Thu, 11 May 2017 02:02:05 GMT): Rollback: Syllabus should reflect a higher amount of out-of-class time to reflect expectations of a 2-credit course.
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