Catalog 2016-2017 
    
    Jun 19, 2018  
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MMDP 290 Portfolio/Job Search

5 credits
This course covers the elements of portfolio preparation and the job search process for employment in the multimedia field. Best practices for portfolio creation and delivery will be examined, including critical decision-making about which pieces to include based on target audiences or desired careers.

Prerequisites: MMDP 101 , MMDP 122 , and one of the following: MMDP 124 , MMDP 126 , MMDP 233 , MMDP 139 .

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Global Outcome(s)
This course teaches to the global outcome of Intercultural Appreciation.

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Create a variety of quality portfolio projects within their chosen fields of specialty
  • Present themselves to a potential employer in a confident, professional manner
  • Critically examine prior work to determine how to improve it
  • Deliver a portfolio in multiple digital formats
  • Identify job opportunities in their chosen area
  • Customize resumes and cover letters to specific opportunities or target audiences
  • Showcase design skills via portfolio presentation