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2019-2020 Course Catalog 
2019-2020 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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VCT 2079 - Portfolio Development - Photography

Credits: 1
Hours/Week: Lecture None Lab None
Course Description: In this course students will prepare a portfolio highlighting their photography skills culminating in the presentation of students work in the VCT Portfolio show.
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): VCT 1078  and VCT 2073  with grades of C or higher.
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. Assembling your portfolio
  2. Business card
  3. Cover letter and résumé
  4. General course introduction; assignment and supplies
  5. Importance of a portfolio in photography
  6. Participating in portfolio review by an industry professional
  7. Participating in the portfolio show
  8. Selecting your best work for your portfolio

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. organize the sequence of photographs in their portfolio
  2. create a business card.
  3. create a cover letter and résumé.
  4. create a professional traditional portfolio.
  5. create a professional electronic portfolio.
  6. recognize the role and importance of a photographic portfolio in the industry.

Competency 1 (1-6)
Competency 2 (7-10)

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