Certificate in Sequential Art {19-20}

Certificate in Sequential Art

Certificate in Sequential Art is an interdisciplinary set of courses designed for students preparing for careers in comic illustration, printmaking, animation, and other sequential art forms.

Admission Requirements

Student seeking certificate must demonstrate basic drawing and foundation design competencies through a portfolio review with the program coordinator or by completing ART 101, ART 102, and ART 125 with a C- or better.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Students' portfolio development will be strengthened through interdisciplinary course work.
  • Students will develop an interdisciplinary skill set in demand in careers in sequential art.

Program Delivery Mode
Land plus: face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required

Core Requirements ( 14-15 credits )

ART 203L Introduction to Illustration (4) or GCOM 255 Beginning Computer Graphics (3)                        
ART 203D Introduction to Printmaking (4) or GDES 203 Introduction to Graphic Design (4)
ART 305H Sequential Art (4)                                                                                        
ENGL 288 Introduction to Creative Writing (3)

Electives ( 9 credits )

9 to 12 credits of restricted electives from the list below:

ART 101 Basic Drawing I (4) *Does not count as restricted elective for School of Art majors
ART 305L Digital Illustration (4)
ENGL 402 Introduction to Publishing (3)
ENGL 388 Creative Writing (3)
ANIM 375 Stop-Motion Animation (4)
GDES 203  Introduction to Graphic Design (4) *Does not count as restricted elective for School of Media Arts and Design majors
GDES 303 Typography (4)