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2013-2014 CSULB University Catalog

School of Art

Bachelor of Fine Arts

Option in Illustration (132 units)

Students who fall below a GPA of 3.0 in upper division courses in Illustration/Animation for two consecutive semesters will be removed from this B.F.A. program.

Requirements

Lower Division:

Take all the following courses:

  • AH 111A Foundation Art History I (3)
    Prerequisites: One GE Foundation course

  • AH 111B Foundation Art History II (3)
    Prerequisites: One GE Foundation course

  • ART 130 Foundation Two Dimenstional (3)
    Prerequisite: None

  • ART 131 Foundation Three Dimensional (3)
    Prerequisite: None

  • ART 181 Foundation Drawing (3)
    Prerequisite: None

  • ART 184 Foundation Life Drawing (3)
    Prerequisites: ART 181

  • ART 223 Introduction toTypography (3)
    Prerequisite: For Art majors: ART 130, 181. For Design majors: DESN 120A and 132A.

  • ART 271 Introduction to Rendering (3)
    Prerequisite: ART 130, 181.

  • ART 287 Introduction to Painting (3)
    Prerequisites: ART 130, 181

Take 3 units of the following:

  • 100-level AH

Upper Division:

Take all of the following:

  • ART 371A Illustration (3)
    Prerequisites/Corequisites: ART 130, 131, 181, 184, 287; AH 111A, 111B.

  • ART 372 Anatomy for Artists (3)
    Prerequisites: ART 130, 131, 181, 184; AH 111A, 111B.

  • ART 491E Illustration/Animation Senior Project (1)
    Prerequisites: Senior Illustration/Animation Major

Take 6 units of AH

Animation Track

Take all the following courses:

  • ART 390 Drawing: Figures in Context (3)
    Prerequisites: ART 371A or consent of instructor

  • ART 391 Animation 1 (3)
    Prerequisites/Corequisites: ART 130, 131, 181, 184, 287; AH 111A, 111B.

  • ART 392 Animation 2 (3)
    Prerequisite/Corequisite: ART 371A.

  • ART 393 Character Design (3)
    Prerequisites: ART 371A or consent of instructor

  • ART 472 Storyboarding for Film and Television (3)
    Prerequisites: ART 130, 181, 184, 271 or consent of instructor

  • ART 499E Special Studies in Animation (3)
    Prerequisite: Illustration /Animation Major or consent of instructor

Take 9 units from the following courses:

  • ART 384, 416, 417, 426, 427, 476, 478, 499E

Take 6 units from the following courses:

  • ART 371B, 373, 383, 385, 482

Take 6 units Art outside the specialization

Illustration Track

Take all the following courses:

  • ART 321 Graphic Design I: Intro to Graphic Design (3)
    Prerequisites: For Art Majors: ART 130, 131, 181, 184, 223; ART 132, 241, 270, or 287; AH 111A, AH 111B. For Design Majors: ART 223; DESN 120A, 120B, 132A, 132B; AH 111A, 111B.

  • ART 371B Illustration (3)
    Prerequisite: 371A. Prerequisites/Corequisites: ART 223, 271

  • ART 382 Production for Fine Arts (3)
    Prerequisites: ART 223 or consent of instructor

  • ART 383 Life Painting (3)
    Prerequisites: ART 130, 181, 184, 287; AH 111A, 111B

  • ART 471A Advanced Illustration (3)
    Prerequisite: ART 371B

  • ART 471B Advanced Illustration (3)
    Prerequisite: ART 471A

  • ART 482 Sequential Imagery (3)
    Prerequisite: ART 223 or consent of instructor

Take one of the following courses:

  • ART 374A Biomedical Rendering (3)
    Prerequisites: ART 130, 184, 287; AH 111A, 111B; or consent of instructor

  • ART 499F Special Studies in Illustration (3)
    Prerequisite: Illustration major or consent of instructor

Take 6 units from the following courses:

  • ART 373, 385, 391, 476, 483

Take 9 units Art outside the specialization

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