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The 2017/2018 Academic timetable will be posted Monday April 3, 2017.

Continuing student registration for 2017/2018 Academic year begins on Monday May 8, 2017.

New student registration begins on Tuesday May 23, 2017.

The college reserves the right to change its course offerings at any time. Note: Not all courses listed are offered every term. Unless otherwise specified, a minimum of letter grade of C is required to meet a prerequisite.

Courses for Fine Arts Diploma

ENG-107

Introduction to Creative Writing: Fiction & Non-Fiction

3 hours/week, 3 credits

ENG 107 is a first year writing seminar focusing on method and craft in fiction and creative non-fiction. Fiction writing may include short stories or novel writing. Non-fiction may include creative essay writing, documentary, life-writing or biography. Students create a portfolio of work including both fiction and creative non-fiction. This seminar focuses on the practice of writing with an emphasis on learning the craft of writing through discussions, exercises and peer critiquing.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C in one of Provincial English 12, ENG 060, ENG 096, ENG 098, or ESL 090; or placement testing; or portfolio.


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ENG-108

Introduction to Creative Writing: Poetry & Drama

3 hours/week, 3 credits

ENG 108 is a first year writing seminar focusing on method and craft in poetry drama and screenplays. This seminar focuses on the practice of writing with an emphasis on learning the craft of writing through discussions, exercises, and peer critiquing. Students create a portfolio of work including both poetry and a play or screenplay.

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  • C in one of Provincial English 12, ENG 060, ENG 096, ENG 098, or ESL 090; or placement testing; or portfolio.


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ENG-115

Essay Writing and Critical Analysis

3 hours lecture, or distance (D), 3 credits

ENG 115 involves the study of university level critical analysis and the production of expository and persuasive writing appropriate to university level discourse across the curriculum. A variety of rhetorical models are studied and practiced. Emphasis is placed on research, documentation and the writing of a research paper. Students may not receive credit for ENG 115 if they have previously completed ENG 116 or ENG 117.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C in Provincial English 12 or one of ENG 098, ENG 096 or ESL 090, or ENG 160 or English Assessment, or LPI-Level 4 (minimum [SS] 50%, [EU] 50%, [RC] 65% on the sub-scores). Students with less than a "B" grade in Provincial English 12 are strongly recommended to complete ENG 060 or 098 before attempting ENG 115.


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ENG-120

Introduction to Literature: Short Stories And the Novel

3 hours lecture, or distance (D), 3 credits

ENG 120 introduces the student to the short story and novel genres. The reading list will include a selection of works which are representative of fiction written over the last 100 years. As well, students will be introduced to basic literary theory through critical essays that focus on writers and their craft. Although the course includes a review of essay-writing strategies, it is assumed that students will have the writing and research skills necessary to produce their own critical essays based on the works they have read.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C in ENG 115, or C+ in ENG 098, ENG 096, ENG 060, or ESL 090, or B in Provincial English 12, or English Assessment or LPI-Level 5 (minimum [SS] 50%, [EU] 50%, [RC] 65% in the sub-scores). Students taking a literature/composition combination of courses are encouraged to enroll in ENG 115 before ENG 120 or 121.


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ENG-121

Introduction to Literature: Poetry And Drama

3 hours lecture, or distance (D), 3 credits

English 121 introduces students to poetry and drama using twentieth century examples. The major features of poetry are examined, leading to a consideration of organization, thematic patterns, and style. Drama is studied in the second half of the course with consideration given to dramatic structure, theme, comedy and tragedy. Students will receive instruction in writing about poetry and drama.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C in ENG 115 or ENG 120; or C+ in ENG 098, ENG 096, ENG-060, ESL 090; or B in Provincial English 12; or English Assessment; or LPI-Level 5 (and minimum [SS] 50%, [RC] 65% sub scores). Students taking a literature/composition combination of courses are encouraged to enroll in ENG 115 before 120 or 121.


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ENG-125

Composition & Indigenous Literature I

Distance (D), 3 credits

ENG 125 provides a review of grammar, instruction in essay writing, and an introduction to literature written by First Nations authors. This course offers an alternative to the traditional first year English course. The materials include stories from the oral tradition, personal narratives, essays, and modern short stories. Like other first year courses, the assignments focus on analyzing material, organizing ideas, and expressing them in clear prose following correct procedures for documenting and presenting research.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C in one of Provincial English 12, NIC ENG 098, ENG 096, ENG 060, or ESL 090, or placement testing, or LPI-Level 4 (& minimum [SS] 50%, [EU] 50%, [RC] 65% sub-scores).


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ENG-126

Composition & Indigenous Literature II

Distance (D), 3 credits

English 126 introduces the student to texts written in the 20th century by indigenous peoples from around the world, including North America. This course offers an alternative to traditional literature. Students will study the elements of indigenous fiction, poetry and theatre. Instruction is given in the composition of critical essays.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C in one of ENG 115, ENG 120 or ENG 125.


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FIN-100

Introduction to Art History and Visual Culture I

3 hours lecture, 3 credits

This course is an Introduction to the History of Art that serves both as a chronology and as a primer to developing the visual and verbal skills that are essential to communicating effectively about visual culture. In conjunction with Introduction to Art History and Visual Culture II/ FIN 101, it attempts to build an understanding of the various methodologies employed in understanding the social, political and historical context in which art making takes place. Delivery is by lecture. It covers the time period between the cave paintings of prehistory to the 14th century.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C+ in one of Provincial English 12, ENG 098, ENG 060, ENG-096, or ESL 090; or placement testing. Students with less than C+ in Provincial English 12 (or equivalent) may be admitted with the approval of the Instructor/Department Chair.


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FIN-101

Introduction to Art History and Visual Culture II

3 hours lecture, 3 credits

This course is a continuation of the Introduction to the History of Art that began with Introduction to Art History and Visual Culture I/ FIN 100. It should serve both as a chronology and as a primer to developing the visual and verbal skills that are essential to communicating effectively about visual culture. It also attempts to build an understanding of the new methodologies employed in understanding the social, political and historical context in which art making takes place. Delivery is by lecture and seminar. It covers the time period from the fourteenth century to the mid-nineteenth century.

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  • FIN 100


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FIN-110

Drawing & 2-Dimensional Language I

4 hours, includes lecture + studio time, 3 credits

This course is an exploration of drawing and mark-making in its broadest sense. It is intended to provide students with a visual vocabulary that will enable them to express themselves more easily. An emphasis will be put on comprehension, analysis, and ability to make artistic decisions.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C+ in one of Provincial English 12, NIC ENG 096, ENG 098, or ESL 090; or placement testing. Students with less than C+ in Provincial English 12 (or equivalent) may be admitted with the approval of the Instructor/Department Chair.


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FIN-111

Drawing & 2-Dimensional Language II

4 hours, includes lecture + studio time, 3 credits

This course is a continuation of FIN 110. It is intended to provide students with an ability to expand on the base they received in FIN 110. Further opportunity to expand their visual vocabulary and extend their comprehension of mark-making will be provided through an extended exposure to various media and concepts.

Prerequisite(s):

  • FIN 110 Minimum grade C


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FIN-115

Introduction to Printmaking

4 hours, includes lecture + studio time, 3 credits

Various disciplines of printmaking are explored in this course, including relief (wood and linocut), intaglio (etching and aquatint), and serigraph (silkscreen printing). An introduction will be made to materials and studio tools. An open and expressive use of techniques will be emphasized.

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  • FIN 110 Minimum grade C


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FIN-120

Painting: Colour & Perception

4 hours, includes lecture and studio time, 3 credits

An introductory course intended to provide students with an overview of colour theories relating to design and fine art practices. Historical contexts and social and psychological implications will give the direction of study of the perception of colour in the visual arts of the 20th century. This class explores a variety of exercises from colour mixing to painting sessions with live models and still life subjects.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C+ in one of Provincial English 12, NIC ENG 096, ENG 098, ESL 090, or placement testing. Students with less than C+ in Provincial English 12 (or equivalent) may be admitted with the approval of the Instructor/Department Chair.
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FIN-121

Painting: Methods & Concepts

4 hours, includes lecture and studio time, 3 credits

This is a studio course in which the student explores and experiments with colour usage, expanding upon and developing the knowledge and understanding of colour begun in FIN 120.

Prerequisite(s):

  • FIN 120 and FIN 110 Minimum Grade C


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FIN-130

Fdn Studio in 3-D Materials & Design

4 hours, includes lecture and studio time, 3 credits

This course is an introduction to three-dimensional art and design. Relationships between concepts, materials, technical approaches and context will be emphasized throughout. Elements and principals of three-dimensional art and design will be presented. Historical and contemporary concepts will be explored along with their applications and relationship to three-dimensional form, with an emphasis on the 20th and 21st centuries.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C+ in one of Provincial English 12, NIC ENG 060, ENG-096, ENG-098 or ESL-090; or placement testing. Students with less than C+ in Provincial English 12 (or equivalent) may be admitted with the approval of the Instructor/Department Chair.
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FIN-131

Fdn Studio in 3D Objects & Space

4 hours, includes lecture & studio time, 3 credits

This studio art course expands upon 3-D materials and design fundamentals explored in FIN 130 Foundation Studio. Through hands-on projects, research, readings, presentations and critiques, students will develop three-dimensional studio projects using a wide range of materials and processes. Students will have the opportunity to gain an appreciation and expand their awareness of historical and contemporary artists working with three-demensional art and design, as part of class presentations, discussions and independent research.

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  • FIN 110 & FIN 130 Minimum Grade C


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FIN-135

Introduction to Ceramics

4 hours, includes lecture + studio time, 3 credits

This studio course explores clay as an expressive medium for utilitarian and aesthetic purposes. It covers the techniques of hand construction and an introduction to the potter's wheel as well as various glazing and decorating methods.

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  • FIN 110 Minimum Grade C


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FIN-140

Creative Processes

4 hours, includes lecture + studio time, 3 credits

This academic course deals with the concepts and ideas of artists, how they think and work, and provides students with a serious introduction to the important principles and philosophies of 20-century art and design.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C+ in one of Provincial English 12, NIC ENG 060, ENG 096, ENG 098 or ESL 090; or placement testing. Students with less than C+ in Provincial English 12 (or equivalent) may be admitted with the approval of the Instructor/Department Chair.
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FIN-145

Introduction to Photography

4 hours, includes lecture + lab time, 3 credits

This studio course introduces the student to the basic use of photographic equipment and techniques, and the application of design techniques in the creation of photographic images. Basic darkroom and print development techniques are covered. Single lens reflex cameras are available through the Fine Arts Department for students to use in this course.

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  • C+ one of Provincial English 12, NIC ENG 060, ENG 096, ENG 098 or ESL-090; or placement testing


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FIN-200

Video + Sound 1

4 hours, includes lecture and studio time, 3 credits

Video + Sound 1 introduces students to media arts practice through an exploration of time-based media: sound, video and installation. This will be achieved through a combination of lectures, technical workshops and directed projects. The aim of this course is to enable students to develop core competency in the use and operation of digital applications and an understanding of digital fundamentals so as to expand their creative range.

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  • C+ in one of Provincial English 12, ENG 096, ENG 098, ESL 090 or placement testing.


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FIN-201

Video + Sound 2

4 hours, includes lecture + studio time, 3 credits

Video + Sound 2 introduces students to media arts through an exploration of photo-based practice (including photo-documentation of artwork), animation and expanded media. This will be achieved through a combination of lectures, technical workshops and directed projects. The aim of the course is to enable students to develop core competency in the use and operation of digital applications and an understanding of digital fundamentals so as to expand their creative range.

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  • C+ in one of Provinical English 12, ENG 096, ENG 098, ESL 090 or placement testing.


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FIN-210

Drawing & 2-Dimensional Language III

4 hours, includes lecture + studio time, 3 credits

This course offers drawing as a direct means of expression and experimentation. Multimedia and non-conventional approaches to drawing are developed, while researching new ideas and broadening the student's visual vocabulary. An emphasis will be put on comprehension, analysis, and ability to resolve artistic problems.

Prerequisite(s):

  • FIN 110 & FIN 111 Minimum Grade C


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FIN-211

Drawing & 2-Dimensional Language IV

4 hours, includes lecture + studio time, 3 credits

The theme of exploration and experimentation began in FIN 210 will continue in this course. Cross-disciplinary possibilities will be developed, and attention focused on individual interpretation of the medium.

Prerequisite(s):

  • FIN 110, FIN 111 & FIN 210 Minimum Grade C


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FIN-215

Intaglio Printmaking

4 hours, includes lecture + studio time, 3 credits

This course is a more in-depth study of the materials and techniques of intaglio printmaking. Multi-colour printing and collograph will be taught. The storage, marketing and presentation of prints will also be covered.

Prerequisite(s):

  • FIN 110 and FIN 115 Minimum Grade C


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FIN-217

Serigraph Printmaking

4 hours, includes lecture + studio time, 3 credits

Various methods and techniques of screen printing will be explored including photographic stencil making. An extensive study of studio practices relating to equipment and tools will be undertaken. Exploration of the medium as an artistic method of expression will be part of this course. The printing of editions and monoprints will be considered.

Prerequisite(s):

  • FIN 110 & FIN 115 Minimum Grade C


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FIN-220

Painting Applications I

4 hours, includes lecture + studio time, 3 credits

This course develops awareness of painting in relation to Art in the 20th century. Concepts of visual language within the discipline of painting will be explored and developed using a wide variety of materials, surfaces and forms. Students will be encouraged to develop as individuals and to be self-motivated.

Prerequisite(s):

  • FIN 110 & FIN 121 Minimum Grade C


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FIN-221

Painting Applications II

4 hours, includes lecture + studio time, 3 credits

This course is a continuation of FIN 220 developing and expanding the concepts of individuality. The focus will be on developing the students' awareness of painting in relation to 20th century art in general.

Prerequisite(s):

  • FIN 110, FIN 121 & FIN 220 Minimum Grade C


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FIN-230

Sculpture & Integrated Art Practices I

4 hours, includes lecture + studio time, 3 credits

This studio course provides students with an introduction to diverse technical, aesthetic, and theoretical considerations for approaching, exploring and creating contemporary sculpture.

Prerequisite(s):

  • FIN 131 & FIN 110 Minimum Grade C


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FIN-231

Sculpture & Integrated Art Practices II

4 hours, includes lecture and studio time, 3 credits

A continuation of FIN 230, this course provides students with a more in-depth approach to the development and creation of contemporary sculpture. Emphasis will be placed on developing and sustaining individual research and studio practice, incorporating diverse techinical, aesthetic, conceptual and theoretical considerations.

Prerequisite(s):

  • FIN 110 and FIN 230 Minimum Grade C


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FIN-235

3-Dimensional Applications (Ceramics I)

4 hours, includes lecture + studio time, 3 credits

Clay will be explored as an expressive and functional medium, relating to 20th century ideas and concepts. The forming techniques employed will include: throwing, slip casting, press molding, coil and slab construction. Surface enrichment and colour will be developed using slips, terra sigillata, and glazing techniques. Firing processes will include electric kilns, pit firing, raku and high fire reduction.

Prerequisite(s):

  • FIN 110, and one of FIN 135 or FIN 131 Minimum Grade C


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FIN-236

3-Dimensional Applications (Ceramics II)

4 hours, includes lecture + studio time, 3 credits

This course is a continuation of FIN 235. It is intended to expand on the concepts and techniques explored in FIN 235.

Prerequisite(s):

  • FIN 110 & FIN 235 Minimum Grade C


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FIN-245

Photography II

4 hours, includes lecture + lab time, 3 credits

This course will serve to expand the appreciation of and control over the photographic medium as an expressive, interpretive and metaphorical art form. FIN 245 is a studio class emphasizing learning through experience. Experimental approaches to the use of photographic images, ideas and content are emphasized. Students are encouraged to develop their own area of research and to build their artistic identity. Single Lens reflex film cameras are available through the department for students to use in this course.

Prerequisite(s):

  • FIN 145 Minimum Grade C


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FIN-247

Introduction to Digital Photography

4 hours, includes lecture + lab, 3 credits

This course offers an introduction to the fundamentals of digital photographic equipment, camera techniques, colour management and the establishement of an effective image workflow using Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop for cataloguing, editing and output to print and electronic media.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C+ in FIN 110


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FIN-250

Modern Art History

3 hours lecture, 3 credits

This course explores the changing nature of art in the 19th and 20th centuries. It attempts to look at the cultural and technological changes that have occurred over this time period and consider their effects on the development of modern art. It also continues to build an understanding of the new methodologies employed in understanding the social, political and historical context in which art making takes place, that began in FIN 100/101, the History of Art and Visual Culture. Delivery is by lecture. It covers the time period from the mid nineteenth century to approximately 1980. Together with PHIL 240 it fulfills the second year academic requirement for the Fine Arts Diploma. The course will be delivered primarily in a lecture mode, accompanied by slides of the relevant material. From time to time course material available on video may be used as a supplement. An attempt will be made through the lectures to show a diversity of approaches to the History of Modern Art other than just a chronological recount. Lectures, weekly reviews, assigned readings, essays, assignments and exams are the fundamental components of this course. Discussion sessions are inserted through out and at the beginning and end of each class.

Prerequisite(s):

  • FIN-101 Minimum Grade C


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PHI-240

Philosophy of Art

3 hours lecture, 3 credits

An introduction to philosophical attempts to understand the nature and value of art. The course surveys influential Western theories of art from the ancient to the contemporary period. Issues discussed include attempts to define art, the social value of art, censorship, the nature of aesthetic experience, artistic creativity, problems surrounding interpretation, and the relation of art to political and gender issues.

Prerequisite(s):

  • C in one of Provincial English 12, ENG 060, ENG 096, ENG 098, or ESL 090; or placement testing.


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