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Course Description

This course covers the history of graphic design from the mid-19th century through the digital revolution. Influential movements are examined, including arts and crafts, art nouveau, Dada, Constructivism, De Stijl, Bauhaus, Neue Grafik, DIY Punk, and today’s digital landscape. Students explore the evolution of the discipline from typesetting to lithography to digital design and investigate the relationship of the graphic design discipline to propaganda, advertising, branding, personal expression, and social change. Prerequisites: none.

Course Length - Online 9 weeks

Learner Outcomes

  • To recognize the intentions, values, and effects of past design movements on today’s image world.
  • How to understand the social, political, and economic forces that shape the way our world looks, and vice versa.
  • How to enter the debate about the inherently political aspects of graphic design.
  • How to develop a unique philosophical stance as a graphic designer.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Graphic Design History
Type
Online
Dates
Mar 04, 2024 to May 12, 2024
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
CE Tuition non-credit $935.00 Click here to get more information
Faculty/Staff Waiver non-credit $935.00 Click here to get more information
Drop Request Deadline
Apr 07, 2024
Transfer Request Deadline
Mar 04, 2024
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