ARTH 225 - History of Graphic Design

Overview

Course Title

History of Graphic Design

Department(s)

Description

This course will examine the history of graphic design as a form of communication covering topics including prehistory, early books, early typography for the industrial period, photography as a new communications tool, national visions of design in a global economy, postmodern design, and the digital revolution. Its primary aim is to provide the design student with a knowledge of graphic design history for use in contemporary multi-media.

Typically Offered

Fall, Spring

Academic Career

Undergraduate

Credits

Minimum Units

3

Maximum Units

3

Academic Progress Units

3

Repeat For Credit

No

Components

Name

Lecture

Hours

3

Requisites

Course Schedule