Student Learning Outcomes
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1. Technical Skills: Graduates manipulate a variety of hand tools and art materials to draw, paint, or otherwise render an illustration from concept to finished product. They prepare illustrations for display in a variety of forms including print.
2. Design: Graduates apply the design elements and principles, concepts, media and layouts to their illustrations. They produce illustrations that demonstrate a concrete ability to communicate a clear and powerful idea or message using formal elements. They cultivate a design process that is solution driven, flexible, and well informed.
3. Technology: Graduates demonstrate the capability to produce layouts, scans, mechanicals, color separations, digital files, and other forms as required by a particular project.
4. Context: Graduates examine the broader context of the illustration field including art and design history, literature, and the commercial uses of illustration and how the illustrator functions in diverse environments.
5. Planning: Graduates use self-discipline and clear thinking to set professional goals and work on them without outside direction. They work efficiently and possess the time management skills to meet deadlines.
6. Professionalism: Graduates work effectively as an employee or as an independent contractor, with knowledge of business practices, accounting, legal issues, marketing, and self-promotion.
7. Communication: Graduates communicate their creative vision clearly using graphic and technological means. In addition, they listen effectively and communicate clearly in both oral and written formats.