Architecture-Design-and-Built-Environment - Course - HISTORY OF VISUAL COMMUNICATION

  • Course Code: GRAD305
  • Credits: 3
  • Hours Distribution: 3 LEC.
  • Course Type: Program Core Course (PCC)

Course Description

This course reviews the historical context for the graphic arts of calligraphy, typography, book design, diagramming, and illustration. Emphasis is placed on the relationship of these applied arts to the fine arts, technology, and social and political history. Through informed discussions, the convergence of art and human-computer interactivity is examined in the last 25 years, triggering new forms of artistic visual expressions.