Algonquin College

General Arts and Science - Concept Art Foundations

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Program Information

School:Algonquin College
Faculty:General Arts and Science (Ottawa)
Degree:Certificate
Field of Study:Art/Art Studies, General
Description:In this one-year Ontario College Certificate program, students explore a blend of digital image creation techniques and traditional theory to create original characters, environments and concepts for the entertainment industry. It is delivered partially online with video tutorials and online assistance and partially in the classroom in smaller groups to allow for hands-on learning. Students learn the fundamentals of colour, light and composition, as well as develop insight into career opportunities and industry standards. The structure of the program ensures individualized support and feedback to guide students in the production of a professional portfolio in digital imaging and concept art.

Graduates are eligible to receive an Ontario College Certificate in General Arts and Science - One Year, with a concentration in Concept Art Foundations. Graduates can apply to another program at the College or continue their studies in Year II of the General Arts and Science Ontario College Diploma program. Some credits may be considered as transfer credits towards other college programs. Additionally, eligible students who complete the certificate program with a GPA of 3.0 or better are eligible for Articulation Agreements. All articulation agreements to postsecondary institutions can be found at: http://www.algonquincollege.com/degree-pathways/list/.
URL:General Arts and Science - Concept Art Foundations at Algonquin College
Course Based:Yes
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $1,513
International: $6,090

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English 

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent. Applicants with an OSSD showing senior English and/or Mathematics courses at the Basic Level, or with Workplace or Open courses, will be tested to determine their eligibility for admission; OR Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) certificate; OR General Educational Development (GED) certificate; OR Mature Student status (19 years of age or older and without a high school diploma at the start of the program). Eligibility may be determined by academic achievement testing for which a fee of $50 (subject to change) will be charged.

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  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based)

* 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 June 26, 2018

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