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Summer 2017 Tufts Course List

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Tufts Credit:
       1.0 course credits is equal to 4 semester hours at other institutions
       0.5 course credits is equal to 2 semester hours at other institutions
Course Numbers:
        0001 - 0099: strictly undergraduate
        0100 - 0199: undergraduate or graduate
        0200 & Up: strictly graduate

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Title:   Introduction to Typography      

Course Number:      GRA 000301
Campus: Boston-Fenway   
Room: TBA

Course Description:

This introductory course will lead to the knowledge of creating and organizing letters, words, sentences and paragraphs to visually communicate an idea, and promises to help develop your creative processes in new and powerful ways. Topics include the anatomy of letterforms, type history and classification systems, how to choose type, legibility, readability and the expressive qualities of type. Course methods include discussions and critiques, slide show lectures and demonstrations, as well as hands-on problem-solving exercises and assignments. While this is not a software based course, there will be frequent use of Macintosh computers. This course is suitable for beginning and intermediate graphic designers or individuals developing their professional skills in visual communications.
-Please see http://www.smfa.edu/continuing-education for a supply list for this course

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Instructor: Dept. Staff

Offered in: Other session
Class Dates: Thursday, May 25, 2017 to Thursday, Jun 29, 2017
Day(s): TBA           Times: TBA
Credit Value: 0.5          Call Number:      50533

Audit Enroll Option: Yes                           
Status: Cancelled


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