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VIS 1208 Typography

Introduction to typography as an element and tool of visual communication. The concept of type as image is emphasized. Two classroom, four lab hours per week.

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

Prereqs: VIS 1100 AND VIS 1140 


  • Create typographic compositions that are functional, expressive, and aesthetically pleasing using the appropriate grid structure and page layout techniques.
  • Apply typographic rules of legibility, readability, syntax, semantics, hierarchy, visual space and tone.
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of typographic terminology and history.

Credit Hours: 4

Classroom Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 4