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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Maalot Educational Network | Evaluated Learning Experience

Graphic Communication II (ART496)

Formerly Graphic Portfolio Design (ART496)

Classroom: 39 hours (13 weeks); Distance/Hybrid: Varies. 

Traditional classroom-based offered at Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations. Distance learning and hybrid options available.

September 2009 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: identify the pieces of a project plan such as scope, task, due dates, and resources; identify different parts of a project timeline: planning, analysis, and designing; demonstrate and identify what a deliverable is; identify typical issues in project management; demonstrate a basic understanding of best practices for communicating with clients and peers; create an industry standard Self-Identity, Resume and Web-Portfolio.


Topics covered are: continued development and practical application of research, creative, and technical skills in visual communication according to client specifications, consumers' needs, and practical constraints, development of individual identity design, development of individual portfolio website, professional production of final design. Emphasis is placed on creating a unique approach to the design while retaining the brand identity that the company has built for itself. Professionally, portfolio-oriented project designed in this course include a folder with three inserts and a series of three package designs for a commercial product.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Art (2/11) (4/16 revalidation) (3/21 revalidation).