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School of Illustration

BFA ILL - Publication & Print

First Year - 30.0 Units

First Semester 12.0 Units

  • FND_110: Analysis of Form
    [Core]
  • ILL_133: Digital Media 1: Photography & Imaging
    [Core]
  • FND_112: Figure Drawing
    [Core]
  • (FND_131: Figure Modeling, OR ILL_101: First Year Seminar for Illustrators)
    [Major] [Major]

Second Semester 18.0 Units

  • FA_213: Introduction to Anatomy
    [Core]
  • ILL_221: Intermediate Figure Drawing
    [Major]
  • FND_116: Perspective
    [Core]
  • LA_108: Composition for the Artist
    [Liberal Arts: Written Communications requirement]
  • FND_125: Color and Design
    [Core] *To be taken in Summer.
  • ***_***:
    [Major] *To be taken in Summer.

Second Year - 36.0 Units

Third Semester 15.0 Units

  • ILL_120: Clothed Figure Drawing 1
    [Core]
  • FA_110: Still Life Painting 1
    [Core]
  • ILL_233: Digital Media 2: Illustrative Imaging
    [Core]
  • LA_291: Designing Careers
    [Liberal Arts: Employment Communications & Practices requirement]
  • LA_120: Art History through the 15th Century
    [Liberal Arts: Art Historical Awareness requirement]

Fourth Semester 21.0 Units

  • ILL_140: Introduction to Painting: Figure
    [Major]
  • ILL_222: Heads & Hands 1
    [Core]
  • LA_121: Art History through the 19th Century
    [Liberal Arts: Art Historical Awareness requirement]
  • (LA_202: English Composition: Creative Persuasion & Argument, OR LA_280: Perspective Journalism)
    [Liberal Arts: Written Communications requirement] [Liberal Arts: Written Communications requirement]
  • ILL_232: Illustration 1: Story, Process, & Techniques
    [Core]
  • LA_243: History of American Illustration
    [Liberal Arts By Advisement Course] *To be taken in Summer.
  • ***_***:
    [Major] *To be taken in Summer.

Third Year - 36.0 Units

Fifth Semester 15.0 Units

  • ILL_220: Clothed Figure Drawing 2
    [Major]
  • ILL_237: Illustration 2: Principles, Practice, & Media
    [Major] ---MIDPOINT REVIEW---
  • (LA_110: English Composition: Narrative Storytelling, OR LA_133: Short Form Writing)
    [Liberal Arts: Written Communications requirement] [Liberal Arts: Written Communications requirement]
  • ***_***:
    [Liberal Arts: Cultural Ideas & Influences requirement]
  • ***_***:
    [Liberal Arts: Art Historical Awareness requirement]

Sixth Semester 21.0 Units

  • ILL_320: Clothed Figure Drawing 3
    [Major]
  • ILL_332: Illustration 3: Interactive & Vector Art
    [Major]
  • ***_***:
    [Major]
  • ***_***:
    [Liberal Arts: Historical Awareness requirement]
  • LA_175: Astronomy in the New Millennium
    [Liberal Arts: Quantitative Literacy requirement]
  • ***_***:
    [Liberal Arts By Advisement Course] *To be taken in Summer.
  • ***_***:
    [Art Elective 1] *To be taken in Summer.

Fourth Year - 30.0 Units

Seventh Semester 12.0 Units

  • ILL_491: Portfolio Preparation and Self Promotion
    [Core]
  • ***_***:
    [Major]
  • ***_***:
    [Major]
  • LA_***:
    [Liberal Arts By Advisement Course]

Eighth Semester 18.0 Units

  • ILL_498: Collaborative Project
    [Major]
  • ***_***:
    [Major]
  • ***_***:
    [Liberal Arts By Advisement Course]
  • ***_***:
    [Art Elective 2]
  • ***_***:
    [Liberal Arts By Advisement Course] *To be taken in Summer.
  • ***_***:
    [Art Elective 3] *To be taken in Summer.