Graphic Design College of Design
Portfolio Review

Students typically go through portfolio review in their 3rd semester of the Pre-Graphic Design program. Students must pass portfolio review in order to continue on with their coursework and complete the degree. Students begin with courses in fundamental aspects of visual studies. Below are the five foundation courses that you must complete prior to participating in portfolio review.

You will receive permission numbers for 2-3 courses for your first semester on the program:

Des1101W Introduction to Design Thinking
Des 2101 Design & Visual Presentation
GDes 1311 Foundations: Drawing & Design in Two & Three Dimensions *
GDes1312 Foundations: Color & Design in Two & Three Dimensions *
GDes 1315 Foundations: The Graphic Studio *
Students are NOT to take these two courses at the same time

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
2:30-3:30 pm
274 McNeal Hall

Friday, September 30, 2016
4:00 pm
240 McNeal Hall

Friday, October 14 and October 21, 2016 
8:00 am-4:30 pm
336 McNeal Hall

Award Winning Portfolios






Contact Information

College of Design

Saint Paul Offices

32 McNeal Hall, 1985 Buford Ave, St. Paul, MN 55108

P: 612-626-9068 | F: 612-625-1922

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Minneapolis Offices

101 Rapson Hall, 89 Church St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455

P: 612-626-9068 | F: 612-625-7525

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