Jun 15, 2019  
2018-2019 University Catalogue 
2018-2019 University Catalogue

ILUS 251 History of Illustration

College of Art, Media & Design

3 credits 45.0 hours
200 level undergraduate course

History of Illustration will survey American and European illustration from the mid-1800s to the present day. The course will study the role illustration has had on the world and the role the world has had on illustration. It will address critical ideas, movements, and individuals, while relating topics to sociological, economic, political, and artistic movements. Each class will address different thematic subjects and trace the boundaries of the discipline as well as the historic and cultural threads that influence the current and future state of practice.

Prerequisites AHST*102

Priority enrollment to Illustration majors and Figurative Illustration minors.
This course is not repeatable for credit.
This course can fulfill a discipline history elective, critical studies elective, or free elective requirement.