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Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018 
Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018 [Archived Catalog]

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COMM 2570 - Typography

Typography studies the form and function of alphabetic and pictographic systems in English-speaking society. The course aims to imbue in students a critical perspective on the role typography plays in the history and sustenance of civilization and the propagation of ideas throughout society. Students will read historical, theoretical and evidence-based literature to glean principles for designing communicatively effective type. Verbal and visual assignments will enforce understanding of typographic principles and grammar for use in print and digital interfaces.

When Offered: Spring term annually.

Credit Hours: 4

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