Illustration Major

Illustration Major is a program that prepares individuals to use artistic techniques to develop and execute interpretations of the concepts of authors and designers to specifications.

Includes instruction in book illustration, fashion illustration, map illustration, rendering, exhibit preparation, textual layout, cartooning, and the use of various artistic techniques as requested by clients.

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Search for colleges that offer a degree in Illustration Major (use the College Search feature and enter "illustration” in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

What can you do with a major/degree in Illustration Major?

To have a career in this field, you typically need an associate or bachelor’s degree.  Your career options may include (but are not limited to) such jobs as advertising illustrator, blogger, cartoonist, commercial artist, digital artist, and editorial illustrator.


Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Illustration Major

Professional associations are groups of professionals dedicated to topics in specific fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.



Publications/Magazines in Illustration Major