Ethics and Contracts

DSGN M476
3.00 crs.

This course is taught by a professional designer and includes speakers from the professional community. This lecture course will cover topics from the world of professional design, from freelance to studios to agencies. Current information on job listings and pricing will be discussed. This course will also addresses legal issues such as how copyright laws affect the income and work of graphic designers and sample contracts for freelance projects. This class will inform students on the business side of design and will prepare them for the world of work. In this course students will create a portfolio website and supporting print materials for freelance work.

This course has a lab fee associated with it for the purpose of supporting supplies specifically needed for the functioning of this particular course. Please check LORA for the amount of the lab fee.

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