Expanded Media

Division: Media Arts/Foundation
Degree: Bachelor of Fine Arts
Program: Major in Expanded Media

Program Length: 4 years (see Degree Requirements)

Campus: Academy Campus

Program Entry

The Major in Expanded Media program is an open entry program. After successfully completing the first two years of study, students may declare their intention to major in media.

Program Requirements

Completion of Foundation Year 1. 30 credits of 1000-level courses including:
FNDN 1010 Intro to Studio practice(3-credits)
FNDN 1100 Foundation Drawing I(3-credits)
FNDN 1200 Intro to Visual Culture (3-credits)
FNDN 1800 Writing for the Arts(3-credits)
Two of these three: 
FILM 1000 Moving Image
MDIA 1000 Expanded Media(3-credits)
PHOT 1000 Photography
Years 2-4. Courses Required:
AHIS 2020 Survey of 20th C Art (3-credits)
AHIS 3XXX / 4XXX(3-credits)
AHIS 3XXX / 4XXX(3-credits)
MDIA 2701 Media Toolbox (3-credits)
FILM/MDIA/PHOT 2XXX (3-credits)
MDIA 3220 Digital Projects and Electronic Culture(6-credits)
MDIA 3230 Intermedia: Idea and Process or MDIA 3240 Intermedia: Language into Art or MDIA 3250 Intermedia: Media Landscape (6-credits)
FILM/MDIA/PHOT 3XXX(6-credits)
MDIA 305X Media Semina(3-credits)
MDIA 4100 Advanced Studio in Intermedia(9-credits)
FILM 2501 and/or PHOT 2100 and/or DRAW 2000 and/or PNTG 2000 and/or SCLP 2000 and/or PRTM 2XXX(9-credits)


Elective/Open Credits:
LASC credit(6-credits)
Open credits(24-credits)

Please visit the Academic Calendar for a description of all courses available during your undergraduate studies.

Available Minors

There are many minors to complement your expanded media major, including art history, ceramics, drawing, fashion, film studies, illustration, jewellery design and metalsmithing, print/paper/book, textiles and journalism.


Faculty members are accomplished artists, scholars, educators and leaders in their craft. Adrian Fish is the Media Arts Division Chair. For a list of full faculty, click the button below.

Adrian Fish
Division Chair