Media Arts and Technologies @ MiraCosta College


MAT 290 | Portfolio Development

3 Units
Advisories: It is recommended that students complete most courses within a MAT certificate or degree program before enrolling in MAT 290.
Prerequisites: None
Acceptable for Credit: CSU
Lecture 2 hours, Laboratory 3 hours
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Students develop a professional portfolio that strategically showcases their design, media, and/or artistic skills and best work. Students focus on developing a personal brand to guide professional decisions and position themselves effectively as a freelancer, prospective employee, or transfer student. Topics include the design of integrated brand identity and marketing materials, such as a logo and stationery package, website, resume, business card, cover letter, case studies, and presentation slide deck. Students are required to formally present their portfolio for review by faculty and advisors.