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All courses on this list are open to Alumni. Community members are eligible to take the courses listed below that are offered on the campus nearest to them. For information about eligibility, please visit our Community Audit page.

The following is a guide to Tufts University Summer Session undergraduate and graduate course numbers:

  • 0001 - 0099: strictly undergraduate
  • 0100 - 0199: undergraduate or graduate
  • 0200 & Up: strictly graduate


  • Some course descriptions contain Tufts University information pertaining to fall and spring offerings of the same course. Where possible, summer specific information has been provided.
  • Pre-requisite and prior study/learning recommendations are indicated in course descriptions. Students who do not attend Tufts in the fall or spring terms should pay attention to these indications when making course selections. If you have questions, contact the instructor or sponsoring department.

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Title:   Graphic Design Fundamentals (Fundamentals of 2D Design)      

Course Number:      GRA 001201
Campus: Boston-Fenway   
Room: TBA

Course Description:

This class will provide a foundational approach to the study and practice of 2D Design. Over the duration of the semester you can expect to learn ways of articulating your ideas in a variety of formats. Your ideas will be backed up by iterations that will help you define and identify areas of strength and potential. You will gain the ability to describe and discuss the finer points of the work you create and evaluate. At the conclusion of the semester, you will be able realize your ideas in forms that demonstrate an understanding of design terms and practices. Using an expansive approach to simple materials, you will gain a solid foundation in the Fundamentals of Art and Design.
-Please see http://www.smfa.edu/continuing-education for a supply list for this course

Registration Information

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Instructor: Kevin Dacey           Instructor Website

Offered in: Other session
Class Dates: Wednesday, Jul 5, 2017 to Wednesday, Aug 9, 2017
Day(s): MW           Times: 6:00-10:15 PM                     
Status: Open


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