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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

ART 3503 - History of Graphic Design

This course examines the history and evolution of graphic design from its beginning to the present. The invention of writing, the manuscript, the graphic renaissance in Europe, the industrial age, the modernist era, the information age and the digital revolution are explored. Changes in subject matter and stylistic concerns, in the contexts of social and political influences upon them, and the different roles and uses of typography and graphic design are discussed. Significant readings are incorporated into class discussions.

Prerequisite: ART 2520 with a grade of C or higher