• Program: Graphic Design
  • Course: Design Portfolio
  • Course #: MGDP2200
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

A capstone course for Creative and Web Degrees and Diplomas. This course will focus on the presentation of portfolio. Student will explore various techniques and strategies for obtaining employment with the aid of a professionally designed portfolio. Students will select, customize and finalize their projects and learn proper presentation. Development of resume and interviewing techniques associated with presentation of portfolio will also be covered. Industry personnel will evaluate portfolios individually with the student at the end of the course. This course must be taken during the students last semester.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Complete an assessment of personal attributes
Use personal assessment to complete an artist's statement
Assess strengths and weaknesses
Assemble a portfolio
Develop a self-marketing plan
Assess all prior graphic design projects for inclusion in portfolio
Determine what revisions need to be made to prior projects
Improve projects to meet industry standards
Write a creative brief for each project
Create new projects in areas of design that have inadequate projects
Consolidate portfolio projects for presentation
Prepare portfolio presentation for presentation to industry personnel

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • Lab: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    Instructor approval
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park

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