May 17, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog
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ART 0309 - History and Theory of Graphic Design


Spring (Even) 3 Credit Hours
A course structured to give the graphic design student a survey of the complex history of this field. The class will cover the topics in graphic design from prehistoric times through the present. Involved will be the invention of alphabet, printing, moveable type, manuscript, type design, and most forms of printing. In addition they will cover the major periods in advertising history and understand the important visual forms that expanded this profession. Students will observe, analyze and critique artwork attributed to major design innovators from various periods in history. Course will consist of research, verbal and written critiques, and discussions.



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