Illustration Course Plan

Catalog Year 2018-2019

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Major Requirement

Must be taken to fulfill major requirements.

Major Elective

Must be taken to fulfill major requirements, or replaced with an equivalent course.

Gen-Ed Requirement

Must be taken to fulfill general education requirements.

Elective

Can be chosen from a selection of courses.

See MyGFU for detailed academic requirements.

First Year

Fall Semester

Art History Survey from 1450 (ARTS 217) 3 credits
Basic Design 2D (ARTS 101 ) 3 credits
Drawing I (ARTS 111 ) 3 credits
Professional Networking (ARTS 105) 1 credits
Knowing and Being Known (LIBA 100) 3 credits
Bible Survey (BIBL 100) 3 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 16 credits

Spring Semester

Basic Design 3D (ARTS 102 ) 3 credits
Professional Networking 1 credits
Drawing II (ARTS 112) 3 credits
Social Science GE Requirement 3 credits
Math GE Requirement 3 credits
Introduction to Communication (COMM 100) 3 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 32 credits

Second Year

Fall Semester

Creative Suite (ARTD 110) 3 credits
Required Elective 3 credits
Bible Elective GE Requirement 3 credits
Lifelong Fitness (HHPA 120) 2 credits
Philosophy and Literature (HUMA 205) 3 credits
Suggested Elective: Internships - Finding and Landing (GEED 216) 1 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 47 credits

Spring Semester

Illustration & Logo Craft (ARTD 211) 1 credits
Image Construction & Photoshop (ARTD 212) 1 credits
Figure Drawing (ARTS 311) 3 credits
History or Politics GE Requirement 3 credits
Natural Science GE Requirement 4 credits
History and Theology of Christianity (RELI 300) 3 credits
Elective 1 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 63 credits

Third Year

Fall Semester

Illustration I (ARTD 360) 3 credits
Required Elective 3 credits
Professional Networking (ARTS 305) 1 credits
History of Visual Communication (ARTD 363) 3 credits
Art, Beauty and Truth (HUMA 290) 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 79 credits

Spring Semester

Portfolio Development ( ARTD 492) 2 credits
Required Elective 3 credits
Professional Networking (ARTS 305) 1 credits
Illustration II (ARTD 460) 3 credits
Intercultural GE Requirement 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 94 credits

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

Art and Christ (ARTS 460) 3 credits
Professional Networking (ARTS 305) 1 credits
Recommended: Illustration Elective Option 3 credits
Recommended: Illustration Elective Option 3 credits
Elective 6 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 110 credits

Spring Semester

Dimensional Illustration (ARTD 461) 3 credits
Illustration II (ARTD 460) 3 credits
Engaging Christ in Transition (LIBA 400) 3 credits
Elective 6 credits
Suggested Elective: Developing Professional Identity (GEED 218) 1 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 126 credits

Notes

Some courses are offered on an every other year basis. Speak with your faculty advisor about when specific classes are being offered and adjust your plan accordingly.