Art and Design - Design/Illustration Emphasis, A.A.S.

The Applied Associate in Science is a two-year work-ready degree that helps prepare students for entry-level jobs within the Illustration industry. The program is ideal for students wanting to pursue careers in traditional illustration, digital illustration, or animation. Students have access to the best software in the industry and courses offer a well-rounded and practical learning experience. Courses in figure drawing, anatomy and figure structure, 3-D computer modeling, and imagination and creative problem solving are just a few of the classes available to students. Students in the illustration program benefit from interaction with instructors who are nationally known, professional illustrators. The AAS degree and credits earned can be used to continue studies in a Bachelor of Fine Arts in illustration.

Matriculation Requirements 

Portfolio review required for students seeking the AAS - Art and Design - Graphic Design Emphasis (The Portfolio Review occurs after the first year of coursework. Students who do not pass the review may apply the first year of coursework to the AA or AS in Art & Design.)