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Graphic Design History in the Twentieth Century
0.50 Credit(s)
Academic Course
Prerequisite: 1.0 Liberal Studies credits at the 100 level including the first year writing course with a minimum passing grade of 60% and an overall average of 60%.
This lecture-seminar course engages in a study of communication arts and media within the context of the 20th century. The course focuses on the relationships between technological, social, economic, political and cultural changes that have shaped and influenced the development of communication arts. The range of subjects covered includes the impact of the two world wars and the Vietnam War; the influence of the Bauhaus, the developments in editorial design, the first attempts at computer composition, corporate design, electronic imaging and advances in print and pre-press technologies.
Anti-requisite: Students who previously took VISC 3B20 or VISC 4B14 may not take this course for further credit.
Notes: Priority Registration for Graphic Design and Illustration majors.

Priority enrolment will be lifted on Thursday July 29, 2010 (updated 2010-07-19)
Course was last updated July 19, 2010 - 1:10 PM