BCAA students pursuing degrees in illustration will learn the foundations of the traditional medium as well as emerging technologies. Like all of our programs, the Illustration Degree places a strong emphasis on industry-relevent information. Students will be equipped with the necessary tools and skills to explore the various professional pathways available to career illustrators.

Required Courses


AA 100: Sketchbook I - (3 hr.)

AA 110: Composition & Color Theory I - (3 hr.)

AA 111: Fundamentals of Light and Form - (3 hr.)

AA 113: Figure Drawing I: Observational Figure Drawing - (3 hr.)

AA 115: Linear Perspective - (3 hr.)

AA 125: Media I - (3 hr.)

AA 127: Digital Photography for Artists - (3 hr.)

AA 200: Visual Narrative - (3 hr.)

AA 204: Digital and Traditional Painting - (3 hr.)

AA 210: Composition & Color Theory II - (3 hr.)

AA 213: Figure Drawing II: Constructive Figure Drawing - (3 hr.)

AA 220: History of Illustration - (3 hr.)

AA 313: Figure Drawing III - (3 hr.)

AA 320: Figure Painting I - (3 hr.)

AA 330: Sketchbook II - (3 hr.)

AA 333: Figure Drawing IV - (3 hr.)

AA 340: Illustration Industry - (3 hr.)

AA 344: Portfolio IA - (3 hr.)

AA 354: Portfolio IB - (3 hr.)

AA 364: Portfolio IIA - (3 hr.)

AA 374: Portfolio IIB - (3 hr.)

AA 384: Portfolio IIC - (3 hr.)

AA 394: Portfolio IID - (3 hr.)

Electives


AA 250: Still Life Painting - (3 hr.)

AA 160: Character Design - (3 hr.)

AA 260: Landscape Painting - (3 hr.)

AA 270Cast Drawing - (3 hr.)

AA 280Head Drawing and Painting - (3 hr.)

AA 390: Principles of Animation - (3 hr.)

 


 

Note: Any course with an AA designation can be taken as an elective.

These courses are 69 hours of required coursework for the Illustration program. Students are also required to take 15 hours of online electives and 40 hours of online core liberal arts courses to be eligible for graduation.

Course fees are $545 per credit hour.