SOCS 411 F035V: Prof Practice - BFA, VA+Photo

This senior-level, social science course is intended to prepare students for professional and further educational opportunities after graduation. The student gains practical and critical, conceptual and theoretical skills. Topics include: project management, business formations, the fundamentals of proposals and contracts, intellectual property and the complexities of authorship, budgets and financial administration, the market planning process within the private and public sectors, and the social role of the artist or designer. Larger societal constructs are examined as well as assumptions about the nature of professional practice research and discourse. The goal is to provide students with the knowledge and skills to enter the cultural or design sectors with assurance, awareness and integrity. Through faculty and guest presentations, individual and group research projects, students learn to identify the ways in which the artists and designers respond to their cultural, social and economic context assurance, awareness and integrity.

Each section offering of this course is reserved for a particular group of majors. Please check the registration information page.

This course is subject to priority rules; see here.


Completion of 60 credits

Course outline
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Additional comments: 
HYBRID course. This section is for VISUAL ARTS & PHOTO students only. CC-with SOCS 411 F095V Online.
Instructor information: 
Meeting Information: 
Date / Time Days Room Building
Sep 7-Dec 18
Oct 28-Dec 16
Nov 18-Nov 18
T B2160 MAIN