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Course Name:
DA 101
Business of Art

Units: 2

Grade: Optional credit/no credit or grade. 

Textbook:
View the official DA Department textbook list.

Repeatable: No
Transferable: CSUCertificate:
Required Course

DA 101  - 2 Units
Business of Art

(Same as: Art 101)

An exploration of various career opportunities in the visual arts concerning current employment conditions. Learn how to make career choices in a variety of specific interest areas. The general career tracks studied are advertising, graphic design, photography, fine arts, and computer graphics. There will also be specific information on how to run an art business, both as a consultant or as an employee. In class lectures on time management, billing techniques, proposal preparation, interviewing procedures, project and tax records, portfolio assembling, self promotional activities, and other art business practices will be presented. This is a necessary class to complete the other side of an art career, the business side.

This class is a required course for the Graphic Design Foundation Certificate

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