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Bachelor of Fine Arts Arts and Cultural Management

Grant MacEwan University

Grant MacEwan University

www.macewan.ca
The Arts and Cultural Management major prepares students for management careers in the creative sector. This major provides the foundational elements necessary for administrative and management work in the field by deeply immersing students in core aspects of arts and cultural management while providing specialized and customized learning. It adapts management theory into practice in the unique innovative settings inherent in the arts and cultural organizations. Using an experiential learning approach, the program readies students for the future by focusing on areas of interest through project management and community-engaged course work, independent study, internal Allard Hall practicum work, and the capstone eight-week Work Integrated Learning course.
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Office of the University Registrar,
MacEwan University,
Building 7, 10700 - 104 Avenue NW
Edmonton, Alberta, T5J 4S2, Canada

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  • Program Type Bachelor's
  • Credential Type Degree
  • Length 4 Years
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning
Admission Requirements

CATEGORIES OF ADMISSION

Applicants must be admitted to one of the following:

Regular Admission

To be evaluated through the Office of the University Registrar

Applicants have a minimum overall average of 65 percent, with no course grade lower than 50 percent, in the following high school courses:

  1. ELA 30-1 or 75% in ELA 30-2
  2. Four subjects from Group A, B, C, or D

Notes:

  • Applicants are strongly encouraged to present a broad range of subjects in order to benefit from the breadth of learning and to increase flexibility of future program and course choices.
  • A maximum of two Group B subjects may be presented; they must be from different disciplines.
  • A maximum of one Group D subject may be presented. Group D subjects used for admission must be 5-credit or any credit combination of at least 5 credits (e.g. two 3-credit subjects).

Applicants with nine or more post-secondary-level credits must also present a minimum Admission Grade Point Average (AGPA) of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale. Applicants with a diploma or

24 or more university-level credits will be considered under Previous Post-Secondary Work.

Mature Admission

To be evaluated through the Office of the University Registrar

Applicants must be 20 years of age or older and have been out of full-time high school at least one year by the beginning of the intake term. Applicants must have the following:

  • ELA 30-1 with a minimum grade of 65 percent (or equivalent)

OR

  • Six credits of university level English with no grade less than C-

Applicants with nine or more post-secondary level credits must also present a minimum Admission Grade Point Average (AGPA) of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale. Applicants with a diploma or

24 or more university-level credits will be considered under Previous Post-Secondary Work.

Previous Post-Secondary Work

To be evaluated through the Office of the University Registrar

Admission in this category does not imply or guarantee the transfer of any coursework and/or credential unless a block transfer agreement (internal or external) is in effect and published in the calendar by the Office of the University Registrar. In addition, transfer of coursework does not imply or guarantee that an applicant will be admitted.

Applicants must have successfully completed one of the following with a minimum Admission Grade Point Average (AGPA) of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale. from a recognized institution:

  • A diploma (minimum of 60 credits)

OR

  • A minimum of 24 university-level credits

ADDITIONAL ADMISSION CRITERIA

All applicants must meet the following:

  1. English Language Proficiency

To be evaluated through the Office of the University Registrar

Applicable to all admission categories

All applicants must meet an acceptable level of English language proficiency. We will require official documents such as high school or post-secondary transcripts or proof of successful completion of standardized language evaluation. Full details are available in MacEwan University’s academic calendar or online at MacEwan.ca/ELP.

  1. Other Admission Criteria

To be evaluated through the Program

Studio Arts

Applicants are required to submit a portfolio and a statement of intent to be assessed by a committee of Studio Arts faculty.

Successful applicants will demonstrate in their portfolio:

  • Formal skills: aesthetic sensibility, basic understanding of composition, colour, tone, perspective;
  • Technical abilities: an interest in working with a variety of mediums and subjects, demonstrating skill, craftsmanship, diversity; and
  • Demonstrates experimentation and conceptual engagement

Successful applicants will demonstrate in their statement of intent:

  • The ability to express ideas well in writing;
  • How this MacEwan University program is aligned with their interests and goals; and
  • An interest in learning about the theories and practice of historical and contemporary art.

Music Theatre Performance

Applicants are required to audition and submit a cover letter and resume.

An audition panel will assess:

  • Acting abilities (objectives, actions, creative risk-taking);
  • Singing abilities (breath, phonation, resonance, range, articulation); and
  • Dancing/movement abilities (physicality, gesture, alignment).

The cover letter will include:

  • How this MacEwan University program is aligned with the applicant’s interests and goals.

The resume should include:

  • Previous training;
  • Previous performing experience; and
  • Special skills (e.g. languages, gymnastics, juggling, etc.)

Theatre Production

Applicants are required to submit a brief statement of intent outlining:

  • Why they are interested in the program;
  • The career that they are seeking through the completion of the program; and
  • A description of the last theatre production they attended.

Applicants offered admission to the Theatre Production major are required to submit current, valid standard first aid certification (including Level C CPR) by the published document deadline.


Student Aid

This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Alberta Student Aid for the funding year 2022/08/01 to 2023/07/31*.

  • Tuition $7,860.00 Year One
  • Books/Supplies/Instruments $3,050.00 Year One
  • Mandatory Fees $1,708.00 Year One

* Tuition, books, supplies, instruments, and other/mandatory fees are provided to Alberta Student Aid and may be used when processing full-time post-secondary funding applications. The educational costs provided are based on a 100% full-course load and may not reflect current or all educational costs charged by the school. Contact the school to obtain accurate educational cost information.

Transfer(s) Eligibility

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 29, 2022. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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