Apr 06, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog
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AVCD.Q 274 - History of Graphic Design


(PEQ Visual Performing Arts) This course will be taught as a chronological survey of the major styles and artistic movements of graphic design history, from its humble origins in the industrial revolution to its vital role in today’s mass media. Through the study of pivotal events, technological developments, significant artists and creative achievements, students will explore the ways in which graphic design has reflected and influenced society’s vast changes-and developed a rich history of its own. Students will become acquainted with the main languages of graphic design, as well as the cultural, technological, and socio-political contexts from which they originate. They will gain insight into graphic design as a cultural practice, and gain awareness of some of the current methods and goals of design practice. Course Codes: BR.

Prerequisites & Notes
Course Codes: BR. Term offering cycle: Spring. Typical yearly cycle: All years.

Credits: 3



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