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Ontario College Certificate | 
2 semesters | Barrydowne

Whether you want to follow in the artistic footsteps of the artists of the Modernist movement 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  have the opportunity to 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.

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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

2017-2018

This program will be delivered in the following terms:

Fall Term Start

For specific term start/end dates and other key dates/deadlines, please see the 2017-18 Academic Schedule which will be posted on our website in early 2017.

Program of Study

Semester 1Credits
AFP 1100Ideas Imagery 3
AFP 1105Design Fundamentals 3
AFP 1110Colour and Design 2
AFP 1120Fundamentals of Drawing 3
AFP 1125Fine Art Studio 2D 3
AFP 1130Introduction to Art History 2
AFP 1135Introduction to Digital Photography 3
COM 1001Media Communication 3
The following General Education course:  3
Introduction To Sociology 3
 Term Credits: 25
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: 46
Tuition Fee (Canadian Students)

Tuition fees for Year 1 of this program for the 2016-2017 Academic Year are $3,753.40. The breakdown of tuition fees can be found at http://cambriancollege.ca/fees.

Tuition fees for the 2017-18 Academic Year will be posted at http://cambriancollege.ca/fees by May 1, 2017.

Tuition Fee (International Students)

Tuition fees for Year 1 of this program for the 2016-2017 Academic Year are $14,119.28. The breakdown of tuition fees can be found at http://cambriancollege.ca/fees.

Tuition fees for the 2017-18 Academic Year will be posted at http://cambriancollege.ca/fees by May 1, 2017.

Books & Supplies

The cost of books and supplies for Year 1 for the 2016-2017 Academic Year is approximately $750. 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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