Course Description : A cooperative work experience program whereby students are provided with a job that will enhance their competency by getting practical hands-on experience on state-of-the-art technology utilized by commercial designers and photographers. Students are assigned to work on a one-to-one basis with a professional designer or photographer using the latest techniques and equipment. Supervision of this departmentally approved position is provided by the College through on-the-job visits and individual progress review sessions. Students are required to describe their objectives and attain specific job skills. Students attend a bi-weekly two-hour seminar on campus and work a minimum of 180 hours per semester. Open to students recommended by the faculty of the department. Career interest and goals are taken into account. Marketing Art and Design Field Experience is not a graduation requirement.
Department Description : Visual, Performing and Media Arts
Completion of all MAD courses, and three AGD courses for the Advertising Graphic Design option or three courses for the Professional Commercial Photography option; plus written permission of both the department chairperson and Career and Transfer Services located on the 2nd Floor of West Hall.