Online Portfolio Review Course course at Sessions College

Online Portfolio Review Course

1 credit

DEG 260: Portfolio Review

Portfolio review for second year AOS students

Students participate in portfolio review at the end of their degree programs. The course provides students the opportunity to gather and develop a portfolio of work and present it to faculty and classmates for feedback. Students will learn to recognize strengths and weaknesses in their work, and feedback will help students identify specific works or subject areas that need improvement.

Course At A Glance

Course Features

  • 100% online
  • Project-based
  • Instructor-led
  • Credit-bearing: 1 Credit
  • Classes start January, April, and August


The course is taught by the following instructor(s):

Course developed by: Dr. Meryl Epstein

This course is only available to students enrolled in Associate Degree or BFA programs.

Course Projects

Sample Student Work

For sample work, visit student gallery

Course Outcomes

What Are The Course Projects?

Students will assemble a high quality final portfolio of work for instructor review and peer feedback. Student work will be evaluated to assess the achievement of program outcomes defined for each Associate Degree program.

What Software or Supplies Do I Need?
  • Computer with Internet connection.
  • Required software varies by program major.
  • Experience in the required software.
What Will I Learn?

Students in this course can expect to learn to:

  • Identify and describe strengths and weaknesses in your work.
  • Sort your best work into subject areas for portfolio presentation.
  • Develop a plan for portfolio development.
  • Identify a desired career direction.
  • Present your work for Department Head feedback.
  • Revise your portfolio in response to Department Head feedback.
  • Develop a professional summary of your design capabilities.
  • Present a finalized portfolio live to the Department Head and classmates.

Getting Started

Course Registration

  • Classes start January, April, and August
  • 1 Credit Course
  • Project-Based: Exercises, Discussions, and Critiques

Course Tuition and Fees
Registration Fee* $200
Total Course Price $710

Registration fees are nonrefundable after 5 days from enrollment. All tuition includes a digital materials fee for course content.

Course Registration Form

To register for this course, use the form below to enter your information and desired start date. An Admissions Advisor will contact you to arrange payment and provide you with an Enrollment Agreement.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


What Are The Courses Like?

Our courses are project-based. In each course you’ll enjoy a series of lectures, projects, discussions, and critiques designed to stretch your creative skills, earning college credit for your completed course.

How Much Time Do I Need?

Classes start January, April, and August, and this course can be completed in a 15-week term. College credit from this course can be applied to a range of degree and certificate level programs at Sessions College.

Who Are The Instructors?

Our courses are developed and taught by our faculty of professional artists, designers, and photographers. This means that you’ll learn in-demand skills, get feedback on your work, and build a portfolio of creative work.

Is Sessions College accredited?

Yes. Since 2001, Sessions College has been accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC). The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency and is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).