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Touro College
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Gcd 155 - Foundation of Design II

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TOURO COLLEGE COURSE SYLLABUS NEW YORK SCHOOL OF CAREER AND APPLIED STUDIES DEPARTMENT COURSE TITLE COURSE NUMBER PREREQUISITES CREDIT HOURS DEVELOPER LAST UPDATE Computer Science Foundations of Design 2 GCD 155 GCO 130 GCD 150 3 Carol Steen January 25 2004 COURSE DESCRIPTION In this course the student s knowledge of basic design will be extended into the area of graphic communication and typography in order to develop a framework on which to do professional desktop publishing The course explores the following concepts visual form as communication the relationship of content and visual form typography as a visual form basic technical typography a brief history of graphic communication and typography and a working methodology for problem solving Students will work in a studio classroom setting Projects will be assigned to familiarize students with the concepts presented Students will maintain a notebook for required research Successful completion of the course will require students to produce projects which reflect their cumulative understanding of the concepts and skills taught COURSE DEPARTMENTAL OBJECTIVES The student will Learn to create using the fundamentals of two dimensional design as related to graphic design Learn to work with various typefaces to develop a firm basis for the comprehension and the visual articulation of form Learn aesthetic sensitivity and judgment Gain additional skills using the necessary tools measuring abilities and typeface recognition skills of the graphic designer Combine type and design elements to create effective well executed accurate layouts Become familiar participating in critiques and articulating one s ideas Understand and use the feedback from class critiques to improve one s work COURSE INSTITUTIONAL OBJECTIVES This course is intended to continue to teach students the basic design skills needed to develop their own creativity and further their ability to do the problem solving required of graphic designers The enhancement



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