Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite
Study letterforms and understand fundamental typographic principles with an emphasis
on the vocabulary of the typographic form and its relationship to message and purpose.
Covers in a practical and useful manner, typographic history, anatomy, classification,
legibility, choosing and mixing typefaces, and type as an expressive medium. Classroom
theory is applied to practical typographic problems. A materials fee as shown in the
Schedule of Classes is payable upon request.
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture hours/semester: 40-45
Lab hours/semester: 24-27
Homework hours/semester: 80-90
Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 838 or ENGL 848 or ESL 400.