Illustration Course Plan

Catalog Year 2019-2020

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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

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
I Believe (THEO 101) 3 credits
Intro to Communication (COMM 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
ARTS 217 or ARTS 382 (Art History Requirement) 3 credits
I Believe (THEO 102) 3 credits
Math GE Requirement 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 (BIBL 215/315 or RELI 215) 3 credits
Lifelong Fitness (HHPA 120) 2 credits
Social Science GE Requirement 3 credits
Suggested Elective: Internships - Finding and Landing (CPAS 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
Philosophy & Literature (HUMA 205) 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
Illustration II (ARTD 461) 3 credits
Professional Networking (ARTS 305) 1 credits
Intercultural GE Requirement 3 credits
Elective 7 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 95 credits

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

Art and Christ (ARTS 460) 3 credits
Professional Networking (ARTS 305) 1 credits
CINE Animation Course (for Motion Graphics Requirement) 3 credits
Recommended: Design in Practice (ARTD 393) 2 credits
Recommended: Illustration Elective Option 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 110 credits

Spring Semester

Dimensional Illustration (ARTD 462) 3 credits
Required Elective 3 credits
Engaging Christ in Transition (LIBA 400) 3 credits
Elective 6 credits
Suggested Elective: Navigating College to Career (CPAS 318) 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.