Most colleges require 2 years of Fine Arts for freshman entrance.
ISU Freshman entrance requirements: http://admissions.illinoisstate.edu/freshman/requirements/
Applicants must also show successful completion of the following:
- English – 4 years
- Mathematics – 3 years (algebra, geometry, algebra II - trigonometry or higher)
- Natural science – 2 years with laboratories
- Social Science – 2 years
- Foreign language – 2 years of one language OR Fine arts – 2 years of fine arts
- Electives – 2 years (We in the art department recommend this be in Art in order to build a strong portfolio)
Colleges will vary with what they offer and what is required for art scholarships. In the art dept. we work with students to build a strong portfolio. Usually by their Junior year of high school, they will need to have a good representation of 2D and 3D work in their portfolio.