May 18, 2021  
2020-21 Virginia Western Academic Catalog 
2020-21 Virginia Western Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ART 141 - Typography I

(3 CR)
Prerequisite(s): ART 131  and ART 140  

Course Type: Intended for Career Preparation

Description: Studies the history of letter forms and typefaces and examines their uses in contemporary communications media. Emphasizes applications to specific design problems. Includes identification and specification of type, and uses current technologies for copy fitting and hands-on typesetting problems. Lecture 2 hours. Studio instruction 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.

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