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Bachelor of Fine Arts Media Arts

Alberta College of Art and Design

Alberta College of Art and Design

www.acad.ca

Enjoy small classes and individual attention from accomplished faculty who are some of today's most successful artists and designers. Experience luxurious facilities and an endless array of media. Immerse yourself in art and design. Choose to start living the life you want now.

ACAD offers the degree programs:

  • Bachelor of Design (BDes)
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA)

BDes students, studying visual communications design or photography, benefit from an extensive design based curriculum developed to exceed design industry expectations.

Students engaged in the BFA degree program choose to focus their studies in 1 of 9 studio areas, and each student benefits from the interdisciplinary approach of a diverse variety of media, ideas and people interacting in one comprehensive space. BFA majors include: ceramics, drawing, fibre, glass, jewellery + metals, media arts and digital technologies, painting, print media and sculpture.

The BFA and BDes programs begin with First Year Studies - a common year-long experience that provides a critical foundation of technical and problem solving skills. It's also your opportunity to explore a variety of creative directions and studio experiences. Upon completion of First Year Studies you'll choose to apply to a major in the BDes program or enter studies at the 200 level of the BFA program.

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Admissions Office
1407 - 14 Avenue NW
Calgary, Alberta, T2N4R3, Canada

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  • Program Type Bachelors
  • Credential Type Degree
  • Length 4 Years
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning
Admission Requirements
Students may declare an intended major in BFA programs offered by the School of Craft + Emerging Media (SCEM) or the School of Visual Arts (SVA) once they have successfully completed 30 credit hours of First Year Studies. Students must declare a major upon their completion of 60 credit hours. In order to declare a major, a student must be in clear academic standing. Registration priority in 200 and 300-level studio course may be given to students who have declared and are admitted to their chosen major.

Transfer(s) Elegibility

Search Transfer Alberta for course and program transfer information including transfer agreements between post-secondary schools in Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.

Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated June 21, 2017. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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