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Communications Design, BFA (Emphasis in Illustration)

Undergraduate, BFA
Undergraduate Communications Design
School of Design


Students who select the Illustration Emphasis take a series of upper-level studio courses that explore topics particularly relevant to image-based communication, such as advanced storytelling, socio-political commentary, and authorship. Courses throughout the major encourage experimentation with multiple technologies, platforms, and techniques. Electives provide opportunities to explore a wide spectrum of contemporary illustration practice, including graphic novels, animation and 3D modeling, independent publishing, editorial illustration, children’s books, concept art, and illustrated typography.

Plan of Study