ARTG135 Professional Practices
CRN 27592 // MW 2:20–5:30pm
Students in this course will learn about the professional aspects of being a successful designer. The focus will be on job hunting skills, keeping and growing at a design job, and how to plot a successful design career. Aspects of working as a freelance designer will also be covered including contracts, costs and billing.
CATALOG COURSE DESCRIPTION
This course is a practical study of professional practices for graphic designers. Emphasis is placed on employment opportunities, freelance, and small business creation in the graphic design field. Students work on real-world projects to assess their strengths and weaknesses, create a personal brand, and interact with various working professionals. Topics also include self-promotion, contracts, and professional networking.