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2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog

ART 389 History of Graphic Design


This course examines the cultural, historical, political, and technological history of graphic design from the late 19th century to the present. Emphasis is on studying the relationship between societal trends and the appearance of mass communication. Topics discussed include design during the early industrial age, avant-garde influence on graphic design, American modernism, the advent of corporate identity design, and postmodern graphic design.

3 credit hours