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DM79:  PORTFOLIO DEVELOP


Course Description

The planning and production of personal portfolios and self- promotion materials, including online, print, slides, and e-media (CD ROM, DVD) portfolios; cover letters, and resumes. Focuses on self-promotion for jobs, self-employment, or advanced education in the fields of Art, Computer Graphic Design and Digital Media. Students will leave the class with one or more portfolios representing their work. This course has the option of a letter grade or pass/no pass. This course is also listed as CSIS 79. No college credit for those who have passed ART 79.


Learning Outcomes

  • Students will be able to design and construct a professional creative portfolio, both in hardcopy and electronic form, to showcase their creative work for employment, higher education, grants, creative projects and exhibition purposes.. This includes business cards and logo design.
  • Students will be able to create a statement of purpose, design a resume, and write an effective cover letter for employment, higher education, grants, creative projects and exhibition purposes.
  • Students will be able to discuss and present their creative work and self promote their creative and technical skills for employment, higher education, grants, creative projects and exhibition purposes.


Last modified: November 25, 2014
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