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Hagerstown Community College / HCC

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2021-2022 Catalog 
    Feb 26, 2024  
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GDT 215 - Typography

Prerequisite: GDT 116  AND GDT 142  or GDT 143 .
(3 Credits)
This course will focus on type - its legibility, readability, and use as a visual element. Type will be investigated in terms of how to set type, its aesthetic possibilities as well as the contribution typography makes in reinforcing the visual message of a graphic design when solving a visual communication problem. Contemporary type structure, type usage in various formats, and its historical influence will be topics of emphasis.  Course fee required. Total of 45 hours of lecture.

Semesters Offered: Fall Only, All Years.

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