Course Content and Outcome Guide for GD 228
- Course Number:
- GD 228
- Course Title:
- Professional Graphic Design Practices
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Course DescriptionPrepare self-promotion resume packages, visit graphics businesses and receive industry insights from guest speakers. Offered to second-year, graduating Graphic Design students intending to seek employment in the industry. Prerequisites: GD 221. Prerequisite/concurrent: GD 222, GD 242, GD 260, GD 244.
Intended Outcomes for the course
Students should be able to:
- Produce a professional level resume package for self promotion
- Discuss the different types of employment in the industry
- Demonstrate professional practices currently used in the industry
Course Activities and Design
Professional Studio Practices uses lecture, professional examples, guest speakers, field trips and critiques to prepare students for securing employment in the industry. Students are expected to work independently on projects outside of class and participate in discussions and field trips during class hours.
Outcome Assessment Strategies
The production and design of a professional-level, self-promotional package will be the major criteria for evaluation. The package will be evaluated for production values, design, creativity and meeting all specifications of the project within the deadlines. Participation in classroom discussions will be an additional factor in assessment.