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Illustration, AAS-T

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100-101 CREDITS

Program Admission Dates: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

The Illustration AAS-T degree combines visual arts courses with design courses to prepare students for careers in the applied arts. During the first-year of study students will complete foundation courses in drawing, painting, photography, and the Adobe Creative Suite. Advancing into the second-year, students will refine and direct their portfolios towards future jobs and complete advanced courses in both the visual and digital arts.

Illustration AAS-T degree graduates will:

  • be prepared to obtain an entry-level position in their field
  • demonstrate technical proficiency and creative skills as related to visual design, graphic design, and illustration fields
  • manage content in a manner suitable for industry
  • convey concepts through traditional art methods
  • create visual narratives and designs based on customer demands
  • develop multiple formats for 2D and 3D applications of designs and illustrations
  • integrate analog traditional arts with digital tools
  • present ideas, pitches, and portfolios to industry and peers
  • curate a presentation portfolio
  • demonstrate critical thinking, teamwork, communication, intercultural appreciation, and information literacy skills
  • meet Social Science, Humanities, Written Communication, Natural Science, and Quantitative Reasoning distribution area outcomes

Lake Washington Institute of Technology does not offer every course each quarter. It is the student’s responsibility to consult the Class Schedule and work out an individual schedule with an advisor. Any developmental coursework a student may be required to complete may increase the program length.

Program Requirements

Recommended Course Sequence

The courses listed below are a suggested sequence; as long as prerequisites are met, courses may be taken in a different order.

Note: The courses required for this degree were corrected on 12/11/2019. Previously Quarter Four listed GAME 138 as a requirement. It is not required for the degree. GAME 130 is required (which was previously listed as an option).

General Education Requirements - 25 Credits

Diversity and Social Justice Requirement

Within the degree requirements, students must complete a 3-5 credit course that meets the college’s Diversity and Social Justice (DSJ) requirement. DSJ courses are designated in the college schedule and are designed to meet other general education or technical requirements simultaneous to meeting the DSJ requirement (e.g., ENGL& 101D meets both the ENGL& 101 requirement and the DSJ requirement).

Visit the DSJ requirement webpage to view the current list of general education and technical courses that meet the requirement.

Total Program Credits: 100-101

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