If you are interested in illustration, you might look at the graphic design concentration at W&J, which is an interdisciplinary program of the Art and Computing and Information Studies departments. Among our graduates are illustrators who work for print media, television and the Web.

Any student, regardless of major, can participate in the graphic design concentration, which will teach you to develop sophisticated imagery that is reflective of your personal style.

To fulfill the concentration in graphic design, you need to complete the following:

ART 108

2D and 3D Design

ART 112

Beginning Drawing

CIS 271

Digital Media

CIS 361

Digital Imaging

ART 425

Graphic Design Studio

Successful illustrators also need know how to listen, take direction, and implement the ideas of their clients. The following courses will help you succeed in the field of illustration.

BUS 307


COM 140

Culture and the Media

ENG 111


ENG 203

Editing and Print Design

ESP 101

Introduction to Entrepreneurship

PSY 324

The Psychology of Communicating

PSY 370

Sensation and Perception