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Bachelor of Arts
Illustration: Entertainment Design (B.A.)
In the Illustration BA with an Entertainment Emphasis, students will be introduced to the entertainment industry markets. Students will be taught necessary skills and practices as they develop a portfolio, network, and work towards employment after graduation.
Entertainment Illustration
Illustrating and Animating Life’s Storyboard
Illustrators use creativity, critical thinking, and artistic skills to solve today’s most challenging commercial needs. Illustration majors will engage in experiences designed to develop core drawing, painting, digital, and mixed media skills.

To be considered for the Bachelor of Illustration program, students must have completed the Art Fundamentals Cluster and Illustration Minor. Students will then submit a portfolio demonstrating requisite skills, knowledge, and understanding of illustration. If a student is not initially accepted into the program, they will be allowed the opportunity to complete the Illustration Concentration and to apply a second time.

Students will declare their emphasis upon acceptance into the Bachelor of Illustration program. They will work closely with faculty mentors to tailor their education to suit their professional ambitions as they fulfill their program-specific courses and electives.
"BYU-I's Illustration program shaped who I am as an artist in the best way possible. I made lasting friends, learned a powerful work ethic, and was able to develop my work into something I am truly proud of because of my instructors and their guidance. I can safely say that entering into the program helped me get to where I am today and I will forever be grateful for it."

Highlighted Career Paths

Graduates with a degree in Illustration, with an Entertainment Design emphasis, have a wide array of rewarding careers before them. Check out some of the top careers students get with this degree or explore more career options in I-Plan.
Studio Illustrator
Illustrators working in the entertainment industry often work for studios that create animations, video games, advertisements, and moving media. Examples of entertainment work include character design, environment design, storyboarding, animation, other forms of visual development, and special effects.

Getting Started in this degree

If you are interested in Entertainment Design, start with one of the following major-specific courses

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