History of Graphic Design

ART 6802 - History of Graphic Design

Credits, 3 sem. hrs.
Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing required 
Historical overview of type and letter forms; history of typography in print and digital environments; influence of the history of graphic design on contemporary graphic communications. Historical analysis of graphic communication with emphasis on the development of the profession of graphic design and the relationship of commerce and technology to the history of graphic design. Lectures, research, discussion, activities and course readings.