B.F.A. in illustration

Available at:  
- Atlanta
- Hong Kong
- Savannah

Foundation studies: 35 hours

  • DRAW 100 Drawing I: Form and Space
  • DRAW 101 Drawing II: Composition and Media
  • DRAW 200 Life Drawing I
  • DSGN 100 Design I: Elements and Organization
  • DSGN 101 Color: Theory and Application
  • DSGN 102 Design II: 3-D Form in Space
  • — Studio elective

General education: 55 hours

  • ARTH 100 Survey of Western Art I
  • ARTH 110 Survey of Western Art II
  • ARTH 207 20th-century Art
  • CMPA 100 Survey of Computer Art Applications*
  • CMPA 110 Advanced Survey of Computer Art Applications*
  • COMM 105 Speaking of Ideas
  • ENGL 123 Composition
  • — ARLH or ARTH elective
  • — ENGL elective
  • — General education elective†
  • — Mathematics/natural sciences elective†
  • — Social/behavioral sciences elective†

Major curriculum: 80 hours

  • CLC 580 Collaboration‡
  • ILLU 100 Introduction to Illustration Strategies
  • ILLU 160 Illustrative Anatomy and Perspective
  • ILLU 204 Historical and Contemporary Illustration
  • ILLU 218 Materials and Techniques
  • ILLU 225 Digital Illustration
  • ILLU 309 Illustrating Beyond the Page: The Narrative Experience
  • ILLU 312 Color with Intent
  • ILLU 321 Animated Illustration
  • ILLU 351 Contextual Character Design§
  • ILLU 352 Creative Concepting for World Building§
  • ILLU 450 Illustration Business Strategies and Entrepreneurship
  • ILLU 480 Professional Portfolio for Illustrators
  • — ILLU elective‡

Choose one concentration to complete the major curriculum:

Animated illustration and publication design

  • ILLU 325 Editorial Illustration
  • ILLU 373 Advertising Illustration#
  • ILLU 383 Book Illustration#
  • ILLU 433 Dynamic Publication: Traditional and Animated Illustration
  • ILLU 463 Career Strategies for Publication Design

Concept design for animation and games

  • ILLU 326 Atmospheric and Environmental Illustration
  • ILLU 384 Anatomy and Rendering for the Real and Imagined
  • ILLU 434 Concept Design for Animation and Games
  • ILLU 464 Career Strategies for Concept Design

Illustration for entertainment

  • ILLU 335 Imaginative Illustration: Character Refinement
  • ILLU 385 Visualizing the Macabre and Divine
  • ILLU 435 Animated Digital Asset Development for the Illustrator
  • ILLU 465 Career Strategies for Entertainment Design

Illustration for surface design

  • ILLU 318 Type and Image for Illustrators
  • ILLU 386 Repeat-pattern Illustration
  • ILLU 436 Developing Collections for Surface Design
  • ILLU 466 Career Strategies for Surface Design

Additional electives: 10 hours

  • — Free elective
  • — Free elective

Total course of study: 180 hours

* Choose one of these two courses.
† Consult the general education and mathematics competency requirements.
‡ Choose one course.
§ Choose one of these two courses.
# Choose one of these two courses.
Consult your faculty adviser in selecting elective courses.
Course numbers and titles are subject to change.