Illustration

Through the crafting of images, illustrators give form to ideas and bring stories to life. In the Illustration concentration at Memphis College of Art you learn to communicate and engage with a unique personal vision.


BFA IN DESIGN ARTS WITH A CONCENTRATION IN ILLUSTRATION
Required courses:

IL240       Illustration 1: Drawing for Illustration
IL270       Illustration 2: Illustrated Media
IL360       Illustration 3: Professional Applications
IL365       Illustration 4: Serialization and Digital Distribution
IL460       Illustration 5: Visual Essay
IL465       Illustration 6: Portfolio and Presentation

Typical 4-Year Course Progression

1st Semester (15 credits)

Drawing 1     (3)
3-D Design     (3)
Writing 1     (3)
Idea, Process & Criticism     (3)
Art History Survey 1     (3)

2nd Semester (15 credits)

Drawing 2     (3)
2-D Design     (3)
Writing 2     (3)
Studio Elective     (3)
Art History Survey 2     (3)

3rd Semester (15 credits)

Illustration 1     (3)
Concentration Elective     (3)
Studio Elective     (3)
Art History Elective     (3)
Literature Elective     (3)

4th Semester (15 credits)

Illustration 2     (3)
Concentration Elective     (3)
Studio Elective     (3)
Art History Elective     (3)
Liberal Arts – General Ed Elective     (3)

5th Semester (15 credits)

Illustration 3     (3)
Concentration Elective     (3)
Studio or AH Elective     (3)
Social Science Elective     (3)
Liberal Arts – General Ed Elective     (3)

6th Semester (15 credits)

Illustration 4     (3)
Concentration Elective     (3)
Studio Elective     (3)
Math/Science Elective     (3)
Liberal Arts – General Ed Elective     (3)

7th Semester (15 credits)

Illustration 5     (3)
Concentration Elective     (3)
Studio or AH Elective     (3)
Liberal Arts – General Ed Elective     (3)
Liberal Arts – General Ed Elective     (3)

8th Semester (15 credits)

Illustration 6     (3)
Studio Elective     (3)
Studio Elective     (3)
Studio Elective     (3)
Liberal Arts – General Ed Elective     (3)