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ART 265 - Portfolio

Credits: 3
5 Studio Hours

Prerequisites: Instructor consent


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. This course must be taken in the final/graduating semester of the program.

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
Textbook and materials as deemed appropriate by department
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
Approved By: Dr. Quintin B. Bullock Date Approved: 05/20/2024
Last Reviewed: 05/20/2024

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