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Rensselaer Catalog 2009-2010 
Rensselaer Catalog 2009-2010 [Archived Catalog]

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COMM 4570 - Typography

This course teaches the principles of typesetting text effectively for hypothetical and real-worl communication. Students practice selecting typefaces, point-sizes, leading, line-length, color, justification, layouts, kerning and tracking for printed and digitized type. An RPI-sponsored, entrepreneurial component allows student teams to conduct typographic makeovers for real-world clients and individual students to explore typographics innovation for real-world audiences.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisite: COMM 2610.

When Offered: Spring term annually.

Cross Listed: Cross-listed with COMM 6570. Students cannot obtain credit for both courses.

Credit Hours: 4

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