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

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COMM 6570 - Typography

This course teaches the principles of typesetting text effectively for hypothetical and real-world 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 typographic innovation for real-world audiences.

When Offered: Spring term annually.

Cross Listed: Cross-listed with COMM 4570.

Credit Hours: 3

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