|143 Art and Design Building, 408 East Peabody, Champaign|
PH: (217) 333-0855
First Year Curricula for All Art and Design Majors
The School of Art and Design offers bachelor of fine arts degrees in art education, crafts, graphic design, new media, the history of art, industrial design, painting, photography, and sculpture. All major's first-year experience will include courses in drawing, 2D, 3D, and 4D practices. Specialization begins in the second year.
Courses in the history and appreciation of art and certain courses in studio work are open to students from other colleges of the University. A field of concentration in art history is also offered in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The school occupies studios, computing labs, workshops, classrooms, and offices in several different University buildings.
A portfolio review is required for admission to the School of Art and Design.
Contact: Mark Avery
Coordinator of Undergraduate Academic Affairs
School Office: 140 Art and Design Building, Champaign, 333-6632, firstname.lastname@example.org
Foundation Year for All Art and Design Curricula
|ARTF 101||Contemporary Issues in Art||2|
|ARTE 101||Art, Design, and Society||2|
|ARTH 110||Introduction to the History of Art and Visual Culture||3|
|Drawing Course 1||3|
|Course in the 2D Category 2||3|
|Course in the 3D Category 3||3|
|Course in the 4D Category 4||3|
|FAA 101||Arts at Illinois||1|
|Composition I 5||4-6|
|General Education Electives||6|
Drawing courses include: ARTF 102 Observational Drawing; ARTF 104 Expressive Drawing; ARTF 106 Visualization Drawing.
2D Category courses include: ARTD 151 Introduction to Graphic Design; ARTD 160 The Image World; ARTS 205 Introduction to Printmaking; ARTS 251 Beginning Painting.
3D Category courses include: ARTD 101 Introduction to Industrial Design; ARTS 201 Crafts Design; ARTS 280 Beginning Sculpture.
4D Category courses include: ARTS 241 Image Practice; ARTS 243 Times Arts I; ARTS 244 Interaction I.
Students are assigned to a Composition I course (RHET or ESL) for either fall or spring semester. Students will take a general education elective during the semester they are not taking their Composition I course.