Expand your creative potential and art making skills in NIC's high calibre fine arts studios. After completing your Fine Arts diploma, you can transfer directly into Year 3 of Alberta College of Art + Design’s degree programs.
Where: Comox Valley
Starts: September, January
NIC and ACAD share a commitment to creating a rich, inspiring, and personal experience for emerging artists and designers. We look forward to welcoming NIC students to ACAD to further expand their creative potential and to providing a pathway to degree completion.
Students in the following North Island College program are eligible to apply for transfer to Alberta College of Art + Design
Admission requirements for North Island College’s Fine Arts diploma are available on the program page.
Graduates of NIC’s Fine Arts Diploma with an average of C (2.0) or higher will be considered for admission to Year 3 of the ACAD Bachelor of Fine Arts degree program majors on the basis of academic standing, and will be considered for admission to Year 3 of the ACAD Bachelor of Design degree program on the basis of academic standing and a portfolio review. Both are subject to the terms and conditions outlined in the articulation agreement between Alberta College of Art & Design and North Island College’s Fine Arts program.
Which ACAD Programs are Eligible?
The NIC-ACAD Articulation Agreement provides NIC students with the opportunity to transfer directly into Year 3 of the following Alberta College of Art + Design programs:
Bachelor of Fine Arts
Majors include media arts, sculpture, fibre, painting, drawing, ceramics, print media, glass and jewellery + metals.
Bachelor of Design
Majors include photography and visual communication design.
Make sure your courses count. Each degree pathway has its own unique deadlines, portfolio requirements, course prerequisites and transfer requirements.