Dec 01, 2022  
2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog
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ART 265 - Portfolio

Credits: 3
5 Studio Hours


This course is only for Art and Graphic Communication majors and prepares students to apply for employment or transfer to a bachelor’s degree program. This course covers methods of recording, presenting and cataloging art works for use in a professional and or transfer portfolio as well as developing a personal resume. Students should have a credible body of artwork produced under college-level instruction available for use in class.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Define what constitutes a professional standard per exhibition/art market, job market and college admission.
  2. Generate criteria for selecting artwork for a portfolio.
  3. Create a representative portfolio of artwork in discipline appropriate format(s).
  4. Formulate a resume and other supporting materials needed for a successful job search.
Listed Topics
  1. Artwork documentation
  2. Digital file management
  3. Industry and transfer institution standards
  4. Portfolio formats
  5. Exhibitions
Reference Materials
Instructor approved textbook and materials
Students who successfully complete this course acquire general knowledge, skills and abilities that align with CCAC’s definition of an educated person. Specifically, this course fulfills these General Education Goals:
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
  • Technological Competence
Approved By: Dr. Quintin B. Bullock Date Approved: 5/2/2022

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