Algonquin College

General Arts and Science - Pre-Animation and Illustration

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Program Information

School:Algonquin College
Faculty:General Arts and Science (Ottawa)
Degree:Certificate
Field of Study:Animation, Interactive Tech., Video Graphics and Special Effects
Illustration
Description:This one-year Ontario College Certificate program is designed for students who are interested in art, drawing, animation, life drawing, illustration, comic books and photography. The program provides students an opportunity to determine whether they have the interest, motivation, creativity and dexterity to pursue a career in animation, illustration or concept art. Students experience college delivery of course material while developing a portfolio and building their drawing and creative skills to prepare for further studies in animation or illustration.

Graduates are eligible to receive an Ontario College Certificate in General Arts and Science- One Year, with concentration in Pre-Animation and Illustration. Graduates can apply to another program at the College or continue their studies in Year II of the General Arts and Science Ontario College Diploma program. Some credits may be considered as transfer credits towards other college programs. Additionally, eligible students who complete the certificate program with a GPA of 3.0 or better are eligible for Articulation Agreements. All articulation agreements to postsecondary institutions can be found at: http://www.algonquincollege.com/degree-pathways/list/.
URL:General Arts and Science - Pre-Animation and Illustration at Algonquin College
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $6,090
Careers:AnimatorsVideo Game Level DesignerVideo Game Designers

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent. Applicants with an OSSD showing senior English and/or Mathematics courses at the Basic Level, or with Workplace or Open courses, will be tested to determine their eligibility for admission; OR Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) certificate; OR General Educational Development (GED) certificate; OR Mature Student status (19 years of age or older and without a high school diploma at the start of the program). Eligibility may be determined by academic achievement testing for which a fee of $50 (subject to change) will be charged.

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based)

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on June 26, 2018