The focus of illustration is visual communication, but how that visual statement is presented determines the effectiveness of that communication.
Pursuing a Graphic Design degree with a concentration in illustration will require you to take classes that will expose you to various types and styles of illustration, both traditional and digital, and their applications in the professional world. A strong emphasis will be placed on concept and critical thinking, allowing you to present your unique vision.
The culmination of the knowledge you acquire will be the execution of your completed visual. Course assignments will prepare you for a career in illustration by providing you with specifics and deadlines.
In addition, you will be exposed to lectures and online links to the work of illustrators working in the current illustration industry.