GDES 60

Page Layout and Typography

Use Adobe Indesign to create stunning typography and designs

This is a foundation course for graphic designers. The focus of the course is on developing an understanding of the basic principles of page layout and typography along with a working knowledge of appropriate software including Adobe Indesign, and creating work for inclusion in a portfolio. Practical design projects examine the interaction of form and message, with emphasis on fundamental theory, i.e., elements, principles, and attributes of typographical and layout design. This course assumes basic understanding of computer systems. This course may offered online. Pass/No Pass Option.

Class Information

  • This class consists of 3 units including both lecture and lab
  • Advisories/Prerequisites: Consult current catalog
  • Acceptable for credit: California State University

Testimonials

"I learned so many new skills, and really got better at using the ones I already knew. It amazes me how much you can learn in just one semester."


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