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Curriculum

Total Credits for the BFA in Illustration: 126(132 if an integrated degree in Humanistic Studies is selected)
The below degree plan is for the 2012-13 academic year. Existing students should use MyMICA or contact their Advisor to get a personalized degree plan.

Foundation Requirements: All students must complete the following requirements.

Course Title Course # Credits
Elements of Visual Thinking I FF 100 3
Sculptural Forms FF 101 3
Elements of Visual Thinking II FF 102 3
Painting I FF 150 3
Drawing I FF 198 3
Drawing II FF 199 3
Electronic Media & Culture FF 210 3
Foundation Studio Elective 3
Total Credits for the Foundation Requirements 24

Humanistic Studies and Art History Requirements

Course Title Course # Credits
Critical Inquiry LA 101 3
Intellectual History Electives 1 and 2 6
Science/Math Elective 3
Theory Elective 3
AH 100 - Art Matters 3
AH 201 - Modernism and After 3
Art History Electives 9
Humanistic Studies Electives (2 at any level) 6
Humanistic Studies Electives (2 at 300 level and above)
6
Total Credits for the Humanistic Studies and Art History Requirements
42

Requirements for the Major in Illustration

Course Title Course # Credits
Life Drawing DR 252 3
Studio Drawing DR 298 3
Studio Electives 21
Sophomore year
Illustration I IL 200 3
Illustration II IL 201 3
Illustration Electives IL 200 level 6
Junior year
Junior Illustration I
IL 340 3
Junior Illustration II IL 341/390 3
Illustration Electives IL 6
Senior year
Senior Illustration I
IL 400 3
Senior Illustration II IL 401 3
Professional Development  for Illustrators I IL405 3
Total Credits for the Illustration Requirement 60