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2015-2016 Archived Catalog 
2015-2016 Archived Catalog

ART.-246 Self-Promotion & Portfolio Design

Credits 3 / 3 Contact Hours
Prerequisite: Placement into ENGL-100  (ACSR-100) or completion of RDNG-030 , ACLT-075  or ACLT-076 . Prerequisite: ART. 243  and ART.-244   Co-requisite:  ART.-245 strongly recommended
The focus of this course is on the examination of the artist and graphic designer as entrepreneur and the preparation for a career in related fields. The student will develop a creative strategy for self-promotion including (but not limited to) logo design stationery and a self-promotional ad campaign. Legal copyright and business practices will be discussed. In addition students will develop both a traditional and an alternate digital portfolio as well as designing and writing a resume in preparation for entering the job market. Students will have access to the Art Area computer lab. Internet access is necessary for some aspects of project research and development.