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Chaochao
Major Program of Study
Communication Design

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ENG1121 WritingContexts, FA2019

ENG1121 WritingContexts, FA2019

This second term composition course looks at how writers put texts into conversation with other texts., and how we can write in multiple rhetorical situations.

COMD1257 Type II, FA2019-W

COMD1257 Type II, FA2019-W

Introduces a variety of basic layouts and formats, building technical and practical fluency in setting and working with type for both print and screen. This course further explores topics learned in COMD 1127 Type and Media, such as typeface selection and the use of the typographical grids. Problem-solving for most common typographical problems is discussed.

COMD1127 Type & Media, Sp2019

COMD1127 Type & Media, Sp2019

This is a foundation course in typography with an emphasis on using type for a multiple of industry related applications ranging from print to interactive. Students will be introduced to principles of type design and terminology including: variations of type structure, anatomy, font usage, grid, leading, kerning, tracking and alignment. Students will learn industry standard software such as InDesign on the Macintosh operating system.

COMD1123 Foundation Drawing, FA2018 Wed

COMD1123 Foundation Drawing, FA2018 Wed

This drawing course introduces basic concepts, tools, techniques and the role of drawing in design, illustration, animation and games. The course will also cover projection systems, plans, elevations, sections, oblique, isometric, one-point perspective and two-point perspective views.

AFR 1130 Africana Folklore Spring 2019

AFR 1130 Africana Folklore Spring 2019

African Cultural retentions in the Americas is presented this semester as a reading and writing-intensive course focused on the continuities, transformations, adaptations and reĀ¬inventions of African culture found within the African diaspora in the Americas since the era of the trans-Atlantic slave trade. Some of the research and writing conducted by historians, anthropologists, archaeologists, art historians, and musicologists pertinent to our subject matter will be studied. Lectures, readings, classroom discussions and writings will explore cultural developments in the Caribbean, Central and South America, and the United States. In addition to our readings, a number of documentary films will be shown and reviewed. In the Americas, Africans encountered Native Americans and Europeans; therefore, a major focus of this course is to explore and to understand the new cultural contexts which emerged, and Africa’s contributions to those contexts.

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