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Foundation in Entertainment Arts Certificate

Bow Valley College

Bow Valley College

www.bowvalleycollege.ca
The Foundation in Entertainment Arts certificate program is a full-time, one-year program to prepare you for advanced studies in animation, visual effects, or game design. Students who are interested in a career in entertainment arts will be taught how to observe, represent, and ultimately develop fundamental visual decision-making skills in a variety of formats. With classes such as figure drawing, colour and design, sculpting, and more, the students will be able to create increasingly expressive, dynamic, and consistent artistic works, while establishing a well-rounded technical base. Graduates of this program will be well-positioned to pursue intermediate or advanced programs of study in line with their specific professional goals in the industry.
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Registrar's Office
345-6 Avenue SE
Calgary, Alberta, T2G 4V1, Canada

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  • Program Type Standard
  • Credential Type Certificate
  • Length 1 Year or Less
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning
Admission Requirements
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Portfolio submission of 5-10 pieces of artistic work (e.g., sketches, renderings, design variations) in digital format. The portfolio should showcase the applicant’s proficiency in digital design software, creativity, artistic range, and/or technical ability. Portfolios should reflect the applicant’s personal artistic interests and identity. Successful applicant portfolios will reflect a broad range of techniques, influences, styles, and subject manner.
  • IELTS Academic: 6.0 with minimum band score of 6.0
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language): 83
  • College Academic English 2: Minimum grade of B-
  • Canadian Language Benchmarks: 8 in each strand (listening, speaking, reading, writing)
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) A: 59-64
  • Successful completion of an Alberta Education English Language Arts course that is consistent with the specified academic admission requirements for the Career Program
  • Transcripts demonstrating successful completion of three years of full-time secondary education at a school where English was the language of instruction.
  • Transcripts demonstrating successful completion of one year of full-time post-secondary education at a school where English was the language of instruction

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Updated June 25, 2021. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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