Comics

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BFA in Illustration with a track in Comics

Major Requirements (33 Credits):

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  • IL220 Visual Storytelling
  • IL240 Drawing From Imagination
  • IL270 Drawing Imagined Space
  • IL320 Comics: Developing Chrctr
  • IL338 Digital Painting
  • IL339 Illustration and Type
  • IL410 Comics: Production+Print
  • IL420 Comics: Serialization+Distr.
  • IL460 Senior Studio: Bus.+Prsnttn
  • IL465 Senior Studio: Portfl+Marktg
  • PD220 Life Drawing

Typical Four-Year Course Progression

1st Semester (15 credits)

  • Drawing 1 (3)
  • 2D Design (3)
  • Digital Foundations(3)
  • Writing 1(3)
  • Art History Survey: Prehistory to Medieval (3)

2nd Semester (15 credits)

  • Drawing 2(3)
  • 3D Design (3)
  • Color Foundations (3)
  • Writing 2 (3)
  • Art History Survey: Renaissance to Contemporary (3)

3rd Semester (15 credits)

  • Idea, Process and Criticism (3)
  • Drawing from Imagination(3)
  • Comics: Developing Story and Character(3)
  • Literature Elective(3)
  • Art History Elective(3)

4th Semester (15 credits)

  • Visual Storytelling(3)
  • Life Drawing(3)
  • Drawing Imagined Space(3)
  • Math or Natural Science Elective(3)
  • Liberal Arts Elective(3)

5th Semester (15 credits)

  • Comics: Production and Print Publication(3)
  • Illustration and Type(3)
  • P2(3)
  • Social Science Elective(3)
  • Liberal Arts Elective(3)

6th Semester (15 credits)

  • Comics: Serialization and Distribution(3)
  • Digital Painting(3)
  • Studio Elective(3)
  • Art History Elective(3)
  • Liberal Arts Elective(3)

7th Semester (15 credits)

  • Sr. Studio: Business and Presentation(3)
  • Studio Elective(3)
  • Studio elective or Internship(3)
  • Liberal Arts Elective(3)
  • Studio Elective or Art History Elective(3)

8th Semester (15 credits)

  • Sr. Studio: Portfolio and Marketing(3)
  • Studio Elective(3)
  • Studio Elective (3)
  • Liberal Arts Elective(3)
  • Studio Elective or Art History Elective(3)

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