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Learn the essentials of graphic design through topics such as design concepts and vocabulary; design history and theory, composition, and typography. 

All classes are online at least through Fall 2020
Total cost:
Variable depending on coursework. See details below.

Courses 
(choose 3, it is strongly recommended that you choose only one Typography class and either Introduction to Graphic Design or Graphic Design Essentials)

  • Introduction to Graphic Design (10 weeks, $410 noncredit, $855 for 1-credit)
  • Introduction to Typography (10 weeks, $410 noncredit, $855 for 1-credit)
  • Graphic Design Essentials (10 weeks, $820 noncredit, $1710 for 2-credits)
  • Design in Context (15 weeks, $1230 noncredit, $2565 for 3-credits)
  • Typography (15 weeks, $1230 noncredit, $2565 for 3-credits)
  • Another course of the student's choice based on interest, including User Experience (UX), Print Production, Experimental Image Making, Typography Bootcamp, Web Development (prices vary, from $165-$410)

Students will:

  • Gain an understanding of various design and typographic processes, systems, and styles, create portfolio-ready projects, and develop a knowledge of design-related vocabulary.
  • Gain experience utilizing typography for a variety of purposes: communication, expression, and organization while working through multiple formats. 
  • Learn important aspects of the history of graphic design, including design history and trends, as well as how the discipline of graphic design fits within a larger cultural context.

 

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