(3 credits) 2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab
The portfolio as a professional tool for information designers. The course includes portfolio and writing theory along with a collaborative workshop environment. Students develop a professional portfolio based on course project, internship experiences, and/or work history. In addition, students write a reflective paper examining their growth and maturity as information designers. Interviewing techniques, resume writing, and the job search process are included in the course. The student portfolio demonstrates the ways in which students have acquired and achieved the learning outcomes of the Bachelor of Communication degree program. Portfolio items are products created in all core courses in the program. In this course, students analyze and consolidate their collection, and organize a public presentation of their work.
Prerequisite: Senior Standing and Approval of the Department.