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Ontario College Certificate | 2 semesters | Barrydowne

Whether you want to follow in the artistic footsteps of Vincent van Gogh or work alongside animators employed by industry giants like Pixar and Dreamworks, this program will give you a solid foundation in creative arts and get you started on whatever artistic adventure you choose to follow.

You will experiment with a diverse cross-section of style and media, including drawing, 2D and 3D design, illustration, graphic design, web design, digital photography and multi-media, and portfolio development. This intensive, hands-on experience will allow you to explore a wide range of media, subject, and style to strengthen your creative and artistic talents.

As a graduate, you can enter directly into the second year of Design and Visual Arts or use your portfolio to apply to specialized art or design programs.

Program Highlights

  • 1 year – 2 semesters
  • Experiment with a diverse cross-section of style and media, including:
    • Drawing
    • 2D and 3D design
    • Illustration
    • Graphic design
    • Web design
    • Digital photography and multimedia
  • Upon graduation you will have created a portfolio that encompasses a wide-range of visually stimulating pieces

4D Learning Opportunities              

Art installations – You'll collaborate with students from all Creative Arts and Design programs to create and install a mural in Sudbury that will help beautify a public space.

Open Studio Art Gallery – You'll showcase your artwork in Cambrian's Open Studio gallery located in downtown Sudbury.

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How to Apply

Creative Arts, Music and Design

Admission Requirements

For graduates of the new curriculum (OSS): Ontario Secondary School Diploma (30 credits) or equivalent or mature student status, including:

  • Any grade 12 English (C), (U), or (M)

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Program Delivery

Semester 1 - Fall 2016
Semester 2 - Winter 2017

Program of Study

Semester 1Credits
AFP 1100Ideas Imagery 3
AFP 1105Design Fundamentals 3
AFP 1110Colour and Design 2
AFP 1115Presentation Skills 2
AFP 1120Fundamentals of Drawing 3
AFP 1125Fine Art Studio 2D 3
AFP 1130Introduction to Art History 2
AFP 1135Introduction to Digital Photography 3
The following General Education course:  3
Introduction To Sociology 3
 Term Credits: 24
Semester 2
AFP 1000Art Technology 2
AFP 1200Life Drawing 3
AFP 1205Drawing from your Imagination 3
AFP 1210Applied Colour 3
AFP 1220Intro to Digital Multimedia 2
AFP 1225Analytical Drawing 3
AFP 1230Fine Art Studio: 3-D 2
AFP 1235Graphic Design Studio 3
 Term Credits: 21
 Total Credits: 45

Tuition Fee (Canadian Students)

The tuition fee for the 2015-2016 academic year is $3,655.48. Next year's tuition fees will be available by May 1, 2016.

Tuition Fee (International Students)

The tuition fee for the 2015-2016 academic year is $13,614.00 for two semesters of study. Next year's tuition fees will be available by May 1, 2016.

Books & Supplies

The estimated cost of books and supplies for 2015-2016 is approximately $900. This is the best information available at the time of publishing to the website and is subject to change.

Furthering Your Studies

Graduates of Art and Design Fundamentals can continue their studies and enter directly into the second year of the Design and Visual Arts program.

Please note: Cambrian College strives to ensure the accuracy of the information on this website. Please note that the academic curriculum is continually reviewed and revised to ensure that Cambrian's programs and courses remain relevant. The College reserves the right to cancel or make changes to any course or program, fee, procedure, or campus location at any time.

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