In the Drawing Certificate, students develop the skills and conceptual foundation necessary to cultivate their art practice, drawing inspiration and context from SAIC’s many resources, including the Art Institute of Chicago, an encyclopedic museum that encompasses more than 5,000 years of creative expression from cultures around the world.
Studio Courses (4): Select four 30-hour courses from those listed under the subject headings Drawing or Painting and Drawing
Art History Course (1): Select one 30-hour course under the subject heading Art History
Elective (1): Reflecting the degree program's interdisciplinary approach to an art and design education, all 30-hour Adult Continuing Education courses are eligible electives for all certificates
Total required courses: 6
Completion of the Drawing Certificate requires a portfolio review, submission of a signed Certificate Program Completion Form, and a minimum of three (3) digital images from the student's body of work. The Certificate Program Completion Form can be found on the Forms and Downloads Page.
Note: Required courses may not be offered every semester (fall, spring, summer). Please contact Continuing Studies for suggestions on organizing your course sequence.