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Portfolio Building Courses: Visual Presentation and Exhibition Design, AAS

Precollege Programs highly recommends the courses listed below to create work for FIT’s Visual Presentation and Exhibition Design AAS admissions portfolio. Courses with an asterisk* are sponsored by the Visual Presentation and Exhibition Design department. Other courses listed provide additional skills expected in portfolio submissions.

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View the Portfolio Requirements posted by the Admissions Office here

*HDE 082 CAD (Computer-Aided Design) Uses in Visual Communication
*HDE 094 Boutique and Interactive Store Design
*HDE 095 Pop-Up Shop: Designing the "Cool Factor" in Retail
*HDE 112 Graphic Design for Parties, Events, and Fashion Promotions 
*HDE 114 Styling of Fashion, Food and Home Products for the Visual Industry 
*HDE 115 In-Store Marketing and Retail Event Planning
*HDE 116 In-Store Merchandising Techniques
*HDE 117 Retail Brand Identity for Visual Presentation
*HDE 119 Places and Spaces: Putting Your Ideas on Paper
HAD 109 Illustrator for Beginners 
HAD 146 Typography for Graphic Design 
HAD 149 Advertising and Graphic Design Portfolio 
HAD 150 Magazine Design
HFA 023  Basic Drawing
HFA 145 Design/Composition/Color Theory
HFA 148 Fine Arts Portfolio
HGD 175 2-D Animation Using Adobe After-Effects
HGD 178 Design for the Web Using Flash
HID 022 Illustrating Interior Spaces 
HIL 012 Drawing for Illustration
HPH 167 The Intermediate, Traditional Photographic Darkroom 
HPH 168 Introduction to Traditional and Digital Photography
HPH 169 Fundamentals of Digital Photography and Photoshop
HPK 122 Candy Packaging 
HPK 129 Brand Design and Packaging
HTS 172 Create Textile Pattern Using Adobe Photoshop 
HSX 060 55A Mannequin Madness   (4 sessions)
HSX 065 Props, Materials and Methods    (4 sessions)

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