Core Lab: Professional Practices 1

Parsons School of Design: School of Art, Media, and Tech

Non-Liberal Arts
Undergraduate Course
Majors Only
Core Lab: PP1 Placeholder
Fall 2024
Taught By:
Section: Z

CRN: 15945

Credits: 3

This class covers professional practices for photographers/artists to evolve into working professionals in photography and related media. This course provides student with an in-depth understanding of the skills necessary to support their work in varied areas of the professional fields of photography. There will be five to six large lectures for all sections of the course that will bring prominent professionals in to discuss their practice/profession as a means of presenting the paths of key figures.  The course will also meet in smaller sections in the classroom to cover representing work, business practices for fine art and commercial realms, and to develop language to support a professional life. Topics covered include portfolios, websites, copyright, taxes, social media, resumes, accounting, galleries, artist statements, modes of presentation and how to approach professional contacts. This process prepares students for the transition from undergraduate studies to the professional world, and supports the development of a substantial body of work and supporting professional/critical skills.

Open to: Bachelors degree in Photography majors only. Co-requisite: PUPH 4100 Thesis 1.

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: School of Art, Media, and Tech (AMT)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 80

Add/Drop Deadline: September 9, 2024 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: November 17, 2024 (Sunday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Open*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 6:18pm EST 3/3/2024

Meeting Info:
Days: Tuesday
Times: 4:00pm - 6:40pm
Building: TBD
Room: TBD
Date Range: 8/27/2024 - 12/3/2024