Sep 19, 2020  
2019-2020 University Catalogue 
2019-2020 University Catalogue [Archived Catalogue]

DESN 305 Business Communication for Design Professionals

1.5 credits 45.0 hours
300 level undergraduate course

Business communication is paramount to the successful transition from student to professional. This course prepares students to find internships and careers in their field by covering how to communicate effectively in all manners of business correspondence, the fundamentals of professional etiquette, the development of a personal brand, and preparation for a job search and interview process. Course curriculum includes: writing E-mail, cover letters, resumes and artist’s statements; website content; keeping a professional online identity; social media; personal branding; submitting informational interview requests; the Elevator Pitch; references; networking; and interviews. This course also provides insight into recognizing a potential client’s objectives and methods of successful outreach.

Prerequisites Complete 18 credits from subjects IMAG, TIME, OBJT, ENVI

Priority enrollment to School of Design majors.
This course is not repeatable for credit.