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VIS 1150 Design Processes II

Students will be introduced to page layout and design utilizing Adobe InDesign and other industry standard tools. This course will explore the principles and elements of design, the design process, fundamentals of typographic: history, anatomy, classifications, and legibility, grid systems hierarchy, color, and professional design practices. Through a series of exercises and projects, students will explore page layout, typography, and color to solve communication problems.

Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: Design
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: NONE  


  • Demonstrate basic understanding of page layout techniques using Adobe InDesign, including and other industry standard tools.
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of typographic terminology and history.
  • Apply typographic rules of legibility, readability, syntax, semantics, hierarchy, visual space and tone.
  • Demonstrate the ability to organize complex information using basic typographic techniques using multiple tools.

Credit Hours: 4

Classroom Hours: 4