DMA 201 Portfolio and Employment II • 2 Cr.


Industry exploration (from Portfolio & Employment I) is continued and construction of professional employment portfolios is begun by designing, creating, and presenting mid-program digital portfolios and receiving critical feedback. Prerequisite: DMA 100 and DMA 105 at BC with a C- or better, or instructor permission.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Describe employment standards and hiring processes in various media production industries
  • Identify and use resources regarding trends and hiring expectations in their area of discipline
  • Identify the key attributes of a digital media professional portfolio
  • Design a working model of a professional portfolio
  • Critically analyze work samples for inclusion in a portfolio
  • Identify delivery methods and standards for media portfolios
  • Present visual ideas in a compelling and professional manner to an audience
  • Provide constructive feedback when analyzing portfolios
  • Accept feedback and adjust designs accordingly
  • Create written materials consistent and appropriate to professionals within the discipline/industry
  • Use terminology and conventions appropriate to the task and discipline/industry
  • Demonstrate proper use of grammar, spelling and punctuation
  • Identify personal learning styles and employment goals
  • Articulate learning pathways though the DMA degree course of study
  • Review their personal pathway for degree completion and employment preparation