CURRICULUM GUIDE

Sequential Art
Certificate of Achievement

Curriculum Code: 1043  (Effective Fall 2003 - Summer 2008)

This certificate is designed to enhance the illustration skills of Computer
Graphics and Graphic Design majors and will also appeal to students who wish to
build illustration skills for entry-level positions in sequential art. Sequential
artists should expect to work as part of a development team that may include
animators, film and video producers, graphic designers, or video game developers.
Sequential artists also have many opportunities for freelance work.

Students should see Course Descriptions or Course Offerings for course
prerequisite information.  See the Assessment and Placement Testing section for
skills assessment and advising information.

Contact the Art, Design and Multimedia Program, Academic and Office Facility,
Room 314, telephone number (517) 483-1476.

REQUIREMENTS (See Note 1)                                    TOTAL: 39 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
ARTS 102    Design & Communication                                           3
ARTS 131    Drawing I                                                        3
ARTS 132    Figure Drawing                                                   3
ARTS 133    Surface Anatomy for Artists                                      3
ARTS 137    Perspective Drawing                                              2
ARTS 151    Computer Graphics/Illustration                                   3
ARTS 153    Conceptual Illustration                                          3
ARTS 171    Computer Graphics/Digital Imaging                                3
ARTS 195    Employ/Busn Issues for Artists                                   1
ARTS 216    Humorous Illustration I                                          3
ARTS 217    Humorous Illustration II                                         3
ARTS 225    Comic Book Illustration                                          3
ARTS 226    Storyboarding                                                    3
ARTS 267    Advanced Drawing                                                 3

            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   39

1.    It is recommended that all students entering this curriculum have computer
      experience in both Windows NT and Macintosh Operating Systems. This
      experience may come from life or work experience, or other studies, as
      well as CABS 100 Seminars - Introduction to Windows NT and Introduction to
      the Macintosh. Students should consult with an advisor in the Art, Design
      and Multimedia Program if they are not sure about their computer skill

Students should see course descriptions to find out when departments plan to
offer courses.  Students who for any reason are unable to follow the course
sequence suggested below (for example, those who are part-time, have transferred
in courses from another school, or have prerequisites to fulfill) should contact
an academic advisor or counselor for help with adjustments.

I                 II                III               IV
ARTS 102          ARTS 132          ARTS 137          ARTS 133
ARTS 131          ARTS 151          ARTS 171          ARTS 217
ARTS 195          ARTS 153          ARTS 216          ARTS 225

ARTS 226
ARTS 267