Jan 26, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog
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CDES 4450 - Professional Practices in Communication Design



Credits: 3

Prerequisite(s): CDES 3215 and CDES 2302 with "C-" or better in each.

Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): CDES 2602, CDES 3222 and CDES 3225

Description: Students in this course are provided an overview of professional practices in communication design. Professional practices range from resume writing and job application material development to best practices in conducting contract and freelance work and pitching concepts in front of clients. Topics include strategies for personal communications packages, networking, applying for jobs, interviewing skills, and ethical practices in the work place as a design employee or proprietor in a wide variety of workplace settings. Entrepreneurial initiatives are covered from starting a business to negotiating contract and/or freelance work and bidding on jobs. This course is restricted to communication design majors.



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