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ART 316 Typography

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Course Description

Develop your understanding of typography in relation to expressive, text and image-based content. Learn about the functional and formal properties of type. An understanding of format, hierarchy, legibility, clarity and type as the carrier of meaning will be investigated. Discover the important roles of shape, size, personality and choosing the appropriate typeface play in good design, which leads to effective communication.

Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)


  ART 316 - 003 Typography  
  Fall 2016   Status:  Available
Class:   Wed 6:30PM - 9:30PM
28 Sep 2016 to 30 Nov 2016
Number of Sessions: 10 Sessions
Hours: 30.00
Course Fees:   Flat Fee non-credit    $395.00
Potential Price Adjustments:
5% Bundle Discount
Campus: Main Campus
Delivery Options:  Class
Instructor(s): Sue McGillivray
  Reading List / Textbook:  

Thinking With Type by Ellen Lupton

ISBN-13: 978-1568989693 ISBN-10: 1568989695 Edition: 2 Rev and expanded ed.

Textbooks are available for purchase from the Main Campus UofC Bookstore.   For information on the UofC Bookstore hours, store locations or how to purchase textbooks http://www.calgarybookstore.ca

  Section Notes:  

A $25 fee applies for course withdrawals and transfers.

Receive a discount of 5% per course by registering at the same time for three or more courses within the Visual Design Certificate. To receive the discount, you must register by calling 403-220-2952. Offer valid for the 2016 school year.



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