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ILLUSTRATION MAJOR

The art of Illustration is used in books and magazines, but also in advertising, television, and at nearly every agency or studio. A highly competitive major, Illustration requires the development of strong skills in drawing, composition, computer, and painting in a variety of media and techniques. The student will be encouraged to develop the technical and conceptual skills necessary to prepare the professional quality portfolio samples needed to embark on a career as an illustrator.

First Year Foundation Requirements

CORE CURRICULUM HOURS 900 Clock Hours

FD 106A               Anatomy I & II                                                                   90
AH 160                 Art History                                                                           90
FD 120                  Color I & II                                                                           90
FD 180                  Drawing I                                                                             90
FD 103                  Design I & II                                                           90
FD 108                  Intro to Graphic Design                                                   90
FD 101                  Life Drawing                                                                        90
FD 135                  Painting & Rendering                                                       90

 

ELECTIVES*

FS 127                   Ceramics I                                                                          90
PH 101                  Digital Photography                                                         90
EL 275                   Printmaking                                                                       90
IL  348                   Cartooning                                                                        90

FOUNDATION HOURS                                                                    900 Clock Hours

Requirements In the Major of Illustration

CORE CURRICULUM

FA 201                  Life Drawing                                                                      90
GD 212                 Adobe Illustrator                                                             90
GD 214                 Adobe Photoshop                                                          90
IL  122                   Editorial Illustration                                                        45
FA 280                  Advanced Drawing                                                       90
IL 290                    Fantasy Art                                                                  90
IL 293                    Digital Painting                                                             90
IL 294                    Digital Illustration                                                         90
GR 302P               Portfolio                                                                        90
GR 302B               The Business of Art                                                     45

Total Hours 810

RECOMMENDED ELECTIVES

PH 170                  Digital Photography                                                       90
GD 218                 Typography                                                                    45
IL 222                    Children’s Book Illustration                                         90
FA 232                   Waterworks                                                                  45
IL 245                    Control Color Palette                                                  90
IL 253                    Fantasy Illustration                                                     90
PH 270                  Digital Photography II                                                45
IL 287                    Editorial Illustration II                                                  90
IL 237\8                Mediums & Techniques                                              90
IL 345                    Advanced Illustration                                                  90
IL 293                    Digital Painting II                                                         90

TOTAL IN MAJOR 630

FREE ELECTIVES 360

TOTAL FOR PROGRAM 2700 Clock Hours