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Programs
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Major in Ceramics

The Bachelor of Fine Arts, Major in Ceramics program offers students an opportunity to explore the media and practices of ceramics. Upon completion of the Foundation studies, students interested in the Major in Ceramics program take introductory (2000) level courses in craft and art history. After successfully completing the first two years of study, students may declare their major and continue their studies with intermediate and senior level courses in ceramics.

Required course workThe Major in Ceramics program requires the successful completion of 42 credits of required courses, including 27 credits of required studio courses in ceramics and 15 credits of other required courses.

ExhibitionStudents in their final year of the Major in Ceramics program are encouraged to prepare an exhibition of their work at the university gallery or at another appropriate venue.

Degree Requirements for Bachelor of Fine Art, Major in Ceramics

Studio Credits
Liberal Arts and Science Credits
Open Credits
Total Credits Required
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24
120

 

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Major in Jewellery Design and Metalsmithing

The Bachelor of Fine Arts, Major in Jewellery Design and Metalsmithing program offers students opportunities to explore the media and practices of jewellery and holloware. Upon completion of the Foundation studies, students interested in the Major in Jewellery Design and Metalsmithing program take courses in art history and craft during their second year. After successfully completing the first two years of study, students may declare their major. They then continue their studies in jewellery design and metalsmithing at intermediate and senior levels.

Required course work
The Major in Jewellery Design and Metalsmithing program requires the successful completion of 42 credits of required courses, including 24 credits of jewellery courses, and 18 credits of other required courses.

ExhibitionStudents in their final year of the Major in Jewellery Design and Metalsmithing program are encouraged to prepare an exhibition of their work at the university gallery or at another appropriate venue.

Degree Requirements for
Bachelor of Fine Art, Major in Jewellery Design and Metalsmithing

Studio Credits
Liberal Arts and Science Credits
Open Credits
Total Credits Required
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24
120

 

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Major in Textiles/Fashion The Bachelor of Fine Arts, Major in Textiles/Fashion program offers students the opportunity to explore the diverse field of textiles and fashion, which encompasses art, science, and technology. The Program integrates three key areas of research: structure, surface and form. This unique approach to textiles education balances conceptual concerns with the technical and design skills required to understand the textile traditions of weaving, dye and print and garment making. Students will examine the relationships between materials, processes, and the maker, as well as the critical role that textiles and fashion have played in world cultures. With a focus on sustainable and organic materials and techniques, the program maintains handcraft values and incorporates appropriate digital methodologies.

Required course work

The Major in Textiles/Fashion program requires the successful completion of 42 credits of required courses, including 24 credits of textiles/fashion courses, and 18 credits of other required courses.

ExhibitionStudents in their final year of the Major in Textiles/Fashion program are encouraged to prepare an exhibition of their work at the university gallery or at another appropriate venue.

Degree Requirements for
Bachelor of Fine Art, Major in Textiles/Fashion

Studio Credits
Liberal Arts and Science Credits
Open Credits
Total Credits Required
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30
24
120

 

Minors

The following Craft Minors are available to students currently enrolled in a Major Degree Program:
• Ceramics
• Fashion
• Jewellery Design and Metalsmithing
• Textiles

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Ceramic self portrait by Kate Grey.
 
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Seaweed weaving by Laura Admussen.
 
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Silver segment necklace by Greg Bauer.
 
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 Ring by Maddy Knot.