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2021-2022 Catalog
GRA 2190C: Graphic Design: Principles

Course Description for Graphic Design: Principles

GRA2190C: Graphic Design: Principles
Prerequisites: ART 1201C, ART 1300C, and ART 1600
Description: This course introduces the formal elements and principles of visual language. It provides a vocabulary for describing visual form and analyzing its role in a variety of applied contexts, and teaches techniques for creating form. Projects emphasize formal and conceptual experimentation across a range of analog and digital media. Students study historical and contemporary design to recognize the principles at work in effective graphic solutions, examine the significance of trends and develop their own design sensibilities.(A material fee of $45 will be assessed.)