Art and Design

Admission RequirementsTuition and FeesProgram Structure

 

Our Art and Design Certificate is a one-year program that will give you the skills necessary for your career in design and the visual arts. Classes take place in a world-class studio setting and focus on printmaking, drawing and design fundamentals.

Skills learned upon completion can be applied to creative fields, such as:

  • Animation or concept art
  • Architecture
  • Art therapy
  • Graphic design
  • Illustration
  • Interior design
  • Teaching

Admission requirements

 High school diploma (or equivalent)
  • Minimum of 60% in English 30-1 or permission of the Chair

No portfolio is required for admission into the program.

 Mature students
  • Minimum of 60% in English 30-1 or permission of the Chair

No portfolio is required for admission into the program.

Mature students are 21 years or older on the first day of classes, or have been out of school for at least three consecutive years.

 English Language Proficiency
  • TOEFL: iBT – minimum score of 79 with no score below 19
  • IELTS – minimum score of 6.0 
  • CAEL – minimum score of 60
  • MELAB – minimum score of 80

See our Credit Calendar for other ways that you can meet the English Language Proficiency requirements.

Tuition and fees

*The following fee schedule may be subject to change without notice.  Tuition and related fees are set on an annual basis.

**Lab fees if applicable have not been included in this amount.   For more information view the Keyano College Credit Calendar

 Full Time Fees
 
 Full Time Fees  Domestic Students International Students
Tuition *$1951.00 *$5853.00
Health and Dental Fee  $126.00 $126.00
Registration Fee  $15.00 $15.00
Student Association Building Fee $17.92 $17.92
Student Association Fee $104.16 $104.16
Technology Fee $50.00 $50.00
Wellness & Athletic Fee $30.00 $30.00
Total **$2294.08  **$6196.08
 Part Time Fees
 
 Part-time Fees  Domestic Students International Students
Tuition (per credit) $186.00 $558.00
Registration Fee  $7.50 $7.50
Student Association Building Fee $8.96 $8.96
Student Association Fee $52.16 $52.16
Technology Fee $15.00 $15.00
Wellness & Athletic Fee $15.00 $15.00
Total

**Tuition

+ $98.62 Fees

 **Tuition

+$98.62 Fees

 

 Program Structure

 Program Structure
 
Course Course Title Credits
Year 1: 
Term I (September - December)              
   
ART 232 Visual Fundamentals I 3
ART 240 Introductory Drawing I 3
ART 324 Introductory Relief Printmaking 3
ARTH 101 Introduction to the History of Art I 3
ENGL 104 Introduction to Critical Analysis 3
Year 1: 
Term II (January - April)                         
   
ART 101 Print through Drawing 3
ART 233 Visual Fundamentals II 3
ART 340 Introductory Drawing II 3
ARTH 102 Introduction to the History of Art II 3
ENGL 103 Case Studies in Research 3

 

University transfers

Once you complete the Art and Design Certificate, you are eligible to transfer into the second year of a Bachelor of Fine Arts or Bachelor of Design degree at the Alberta University of the Arts (AUArts). All of the courses in our Art and Design program transfer to many degree programs across Canada.