Core Lab: Professional Practices
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Level: Undergraduate
Division: Parsons The New School for Design
School: School of Art, Media and Technology
Department: Photography
Course Number: PUPH 4002
Course Format: Seminar
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
This is the first of a two-semester sequence in professional practices and provides a thorough and immersive overview of transitioning into the field. This course covers business practices for commercial and art photographers. Topics and discussions include marketing, branding, bidding, pricing fine art and commercial work, copyright, resumes, galleries, artist statements, editing and packaging work for presentation, and how to meet and approach galleries, magazines and ad agencies, among other topics.
Course Open to: Majors Only
Course Pre/Co-requisites:
Open to: Bachelors degree in Photography majors only. Pre-requisite(s): PUPH 3001 Junior Seminar 1 or equivalent. Co-requisites: PUPH 4001 Core Studio: Thesis l and PUPH 4005 Core Studio: Thesis Tutorial.


Open to Lang/Parsons BA/BFA students.

Open to Parsons School of Design students.


Open to Undergraduate students.


Open to Photography students.