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:

Explore career opportunities for image and character creation in the entertainment industry.

This one-year General Arts and Science - Concept Art Foundations Ontario College Certificate program helps you explore both digital image creation techniques and traditional theory.

Acquire skills that help you create original characters and concepts for the entertainment industry applying the fundamentals of colour, light and composition. Develop insight into potential careers and industry standards.

Discover new educational pathways and find your potential. You receive an Ontario College Certificate in General Arts and Science - One Year, with a concentration in Concept Art Foundations. This program helps you expand your knowledge and prepare for further studies.

When entering the workforce, you will be able to demonstrate concept art techniques having a general understanding in a variety of topics. Completion of this Certificate confirms to potential employers that you have the ability to learn at a post-secondary level.

With this Certificate, you may also choose to continue your education in Year II of the General Arts and Science Ontario College Diploma program. After completion of Year II with an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher, you can apply for advanced standing at Carleton University or the University of Ottawa.

URL:General Arts and Science - Concept Art Foundations at Algonquin College
Course Based:Yes
Length:1 Year(s)
Careers:Image, Social and Other Personal Consultants

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.

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.0] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80]

Applicants with international transcripts must provide proof of the subject specific requirements noted above and may be required to provide proof of language proficiency.

Additional Admission Requirements:
    Should the number of qualified applicants exceed the number of available places, applicants will be selected on the basis of their proficiency in English.

    * 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 August 16, 2019

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