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Illustration - Two-Year Associate Degree Program - Fall 2010 Curriculum

This curriculum applies to students entering in Fall 2010 only. Currently enrolled FIT students should refer to the FIT catalog of their entering year.

The major in Illustration offers qualified students the opportunity to prepare for staff positions and a freelance career as illustrators in graphic design firms, ad agencies and publishing houses.

Semester 1
MAJOR AREA IL 114 Fashion Applications 1.5
IL 123 General Illustration I G6 1.5
IL 133 Anatomical Life Drawing: Illus. I 2
IL 141 Fashion Expression in Dwg. 1.5
IL 151 Dynamic Drawing Techniques 2
RELATED AREA PH 116 Photography Basics 2
LIBERAL ARTS choice see Requirements* 6

Semester 2
MAJOR AREA IL 115 Concepts - Lifestyle/Fashion Illustration I 1.5
IL 125 Photoshop for the Illustrator 2
IL 127 Applying Color to Illustrate the Written Word
1.5
IL 134 Anatomical Life Drawing: Illus. II 1.5
IL 145 Fashion Drawing & Stylization I 3

LIBERAL ARTS

choice see Requirements* 6

Semester 3
MAJOR AREA IL 210 Concepts - Lifestyle/Fashion Illustration II 3
IL 231 Anatomical Life Drawing: Illus. III 1.5
IL 241 Fash. Dwg. & Stylization II 3
RELATED AREA CD 201 Computer Typesetting and Design 2
CD 271 Designing with Type 1.5
LIBERAL ARTS choice see Requirements* 6

Semester 4
MAJOR AREA IL 212 Concepts of Lifestyle/Fash. Illus. III 3
IL 232 Anatomical Life Drawing: Illus. IV 1.5
IL 242 Fash. Dwg. & Stylization III 3
RELATED AREA CD 122 Digital Layout I 2
FA 104 Sculpture - Basic G6 1.5
LIBERAL ARTS choice see Requirements* 6
ELECTIVE choice General elective 1.5-3

Total Credit Requirements

Major Area: 33 credits
Related Areas: 9 credits
Liberal Arts: 24 credits
General Elective: 1.5 - 3 credits
Health and/or PE: 2
Total Credits: 69.5

SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

A "G" followed by a number 1-10 identifies specific courses that meet SUNY General Education baccalaureate degree requirements.

G1 Basic Communication; G2 Math; G3 Science; G4 Social Science; G5 Western Civilization; G6 Arts; G7 Humanities; G8 Foreign Language; G9 Other World Civilizations; G10 American History.

* REQUIREMENTS

English/Speech: 6 credits
EN 121 (G1) (Prerequisite: College-level English as demonstrated by placement test OR completion of appropriate Educational Skills courses), and
CHOICE of EN 231, 232, 233, 236, 241, 242, 244, 245, or 253.

History of Art & Civilization: 6 credits
HA 112 (G5), and
CHOICE of HA 111, 121, 221, 223, 224, 225, 226, 231, 311 or 314 (any one of these meets G7)

Mathematics: 3-3.5 credits
Graduation requirement: Arithmetic proficiency as demonstrated by placement test OR completion of appropriate developmental mathematics course(s).
CHOICE of MA 142, 161, 213, 222, 231, or 331 (any one of these meets G2).

Science: 3-5 credits
CHOICE of SC 111, 112, 121, 122, 045/145, 253, 326, or 032/332 (any one of these meets G3).

Social Sciences: 6 credits
CHOICE of two of the following: SS 131, 141, 151, 171 (any one of these meets G4).

Upper Div Alternatives
Graduates of this program are eligible to apply for admission to the Bachelor of Fine Arts programs in Computer Animation and Interactive Media, Illustration, Textile/Surface Design, and Toy Design.

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