Academic Catalog

Illustration Minor

The minor in Illustration offers students the opportunity to learn to effectively use both traditional and digital media to create illustrations and hand lettering to communicate messages intended for reproduction. Students will have the opportunity to learn through demonstrations, hands-on exercises and lectures. The minor broadens understanding of illustration and its role in everyday visual culture.

The minor in Illustration requires 21 credits as specified below.

Core courses6
Drawing I
Beginning Life Drawing
Art/Design History (select one of the following)3
Survey of Art History: Ancient through Medieval
Survey of Art History: Renaissance through Modern
Encounters with the Arts of Global Africa
Professional Practice
History of Modern Design I
History of Modern Design II
Illustration courses12
Introduction to Typography: Skills and Concepts
Introduction to Graphic Design: Skills and Concepts
Introduction to Illustration
Intermediate Illustration
Total Credits21
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