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2013 - 2014

BA in Visual Arts: Illustration Emphasis (47.5 hours*)



This is a limited-enrollment program requiring departmental admissions approval. Please see the department office for information regarding requirement for admission to this major.

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  1. Complete the following core courses:
  2. Obtain acceptance into the illustration BA program.
  3. Complete one course from the following:
      VAILL 131 : Figure Drawing for Illustrators. (3:6:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      VAILL 131 : Figure Drawing for Illustrators. (3:6:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring; Summer
      DESCRIPTION: Figure study for illustrators using a variety of media and methods. Readings, writings, and participation in course work exhibitions required.

      Course Outcomes


      VAPHO 116 : Introduction to Photography and Digital Workflow. (3:4:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      VAPHO 116 : Introduction to Photography and Digital Workflow. (3:4:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring; Summer
      DESCRIPTION: Basic camera techniques and digital capture, developing entry-level skills in digital imaging workflow, developing skills with industry-related software and working methods. Lighting two-dimensional work for portfolio documentation.

      Course Outcomes


  4. Complete the following:
  5. Complete one course from the following:
  6. Complete one course from the following history electives:
  7. Complete the following:
  8. Complete eleven hours from the following emphasis electives:


Recommended history courses:



*Hours include courses that may fulfill university core requirements.



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