University of Alberta

Art and Design (BA)

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Program Information

School:University of Alberta
Faculty:Faculty of Fine Arts
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:Design and Applied Arts, Other
Design and Visual Communications, General
Description:The Art and Design major, taken as part of a Bachelor of Arts degree, offers seven areas of study including industrial design, fine arts, and art history. From learning about socially responsible and sustainable design to exploring contemporary issues through visual art, you will have the opportunity to customize your educational experience to your interests and passions. You will be guided by award-winning instructors who are all practicing artists, designers, and scholars. Dynamic art and design student groups offer extra-curricular engagement or you can take advantage of the many available exchange and study abroad opportunities.

The Faculty of Arts boasts one of the most diverse Arts programs in Canada, offering top quality educational opportunities that prepare students for successful careers in every sector of society. With over 900 distinct courses in the humanities, social sciences, and fine arts, you will find an academic pathway for you. Your studies will be enhanced by the rich insights that our nationally and internationally recognized faculty members bring to the classroom through unique insights drawn from their research and advancement of human knowledge. Academic excellence, innovative problem-solving, and experiential learning opportunities beyond the classroom, such as Community Service-Learning and Arts Work Experience programs, will give you the tools to thrive in a diverse and increasingly complex workplace.

URL:Art and Design (BA) at University of Alberta
Length:4 Year(s)
Careers:Theatre, Fashion, Exhibit and Other Creative Designers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*72
Prerequisites:*

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

  •   English 
  •   Visual Arts  or   Humanities  or   International Languages  or   Mathematics 
  • 3 of   Humanities  or   International Languages  or   Mathematics  or   Science 

Applicants must have: one of the following courses: Anglais EAE4U, English EAL4U, English ENG4U, or Studies in Literature ETS4U; one of the following subjects: Fine Arts, Humanities, Languages other than English, or Math/Sciences; three of the following subjects: Humanities, Languages other than English, or Math/Sciences.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* 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 July 16, 2018

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