2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
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2017-2018 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

ADGD 499 - Internship

Credits: Three (3)
Prerequisite: Program Director Approval
Exposure to a professional environment is a critical component in the education of a designer.  This required experience guides students in preparing for and acquiring an internship position.  Preparation includes developing materials such as a professional design resume and portfolio, identifying internship opportunities, and conducting formal business communication.  In addition to attending 3 workshops held throughout the school year, a minimum of 150 contact hours of internship is required. B.F.A. Graphic and Interactive majors are required to complete 3 internship credits.  Internship opportunities should be within a professional design environment ideally under the mentorship of at least one design professional, and be approved by the internship coordinator/instructor. Internship credits are issued after the submission of required forms and a designed experience journal or formal presentation.