Course Descriptions

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GDES-283

Portfolio Development

Credit(s): 3

This course provides an overview of the graphic design profession, provides techniques to engage students in the first assembly of their graphic design professional resume and portfolio, and knowledge of essential job interview skills. The result of combining a first portfolio, while acquiring practical and relevant information about the industry, prepares students for internship opportunities. The course is designed to further prepare students toward clients' expectations, to stress deadlines, and to reinforce necessary technical learning. Assigned projects mirror real life assignments, including professional ethics, communication, and production costs.
Prerequisites: GDES-222