Current First Year Foundation - Application to Second Year
APPLYING TO SECOND YEAR MAJORS
Applications for currently enrolled Emily Carr University Foundation students applying to second year majors for Fall will be available from the Student Services office in the New Year. Applications are due Monday, March 3. Decisions will be confirmed by April 15.
All first year students completing a minimum of 21.0 Foundation year credit requirements with no more than 3.0 credits of studio and 6.0 credits of critical studies (Art History/English) deficiencies by the end of April or by the end of the summer term (August) are eligible to apply to a major program.
Students who successfully complete the Foundation year are guaranteed entry into the Visual Arts major. All other majors have limited spaces and admission is competitive.
Acceptance into Animation, Critical + Cultural Practice, Film, Video and Integrated Media, Interactive and Social Media and Photography will be determined by ranking students according to their Fall semester GPA (an art portfolio submission is not required). NOTE: The minimum cumulative GPA required for admission to Critical + Cultural Practice is 3.0.
Students applying to Communication Design, Industrial Design or Interaction Design and who have a grade point average of 3.33 or higher will be admitted to the Major and not be required to submit an art portfolio. All other applicants will be required to submit an art portfolio and their portfolio score combined with their cumulative GPA will be tabulated to determine their ranking for admission. Portfolio submissions for these programs will be due Friday, March 14 and must be submitted online through SlideRoom under the category - current program listing - 'Foundation Students Applying to Majors in Design' .
***Please note the Design Faculty are presently reviewing their admission requirements (above); therefore, the requirements are subject to change. Requirements will be confirmed in the New Year and communicated to students at the Foundation Forums and posted on this web page in January.
ILLUSTRATION MAJOR YEAR 3
Applications to the Illustration Major must be submitted by January 15. Students applying to the Illustration Major must be in the second or third year of their program and should be in the process of completing a minimum of 60.0 credits including the following courses.
- 18.0 first year studio credits completed
- ENGL 100 and ENGL 101 completed
- AHIS 102 and AHIS 103 or DHIS 101 completed
- 24.0 second year studio credits in progress or completed; including 12.0 credits of 200 level Illustration courses or 9.0 credits of 200 level illustration courses plus MHIS 201.
- AHIS 200, AHIS 210 and SOCS 201 in progress or completed
- MHIS 201 is a requirement for graduation in the Illustration Major
Students applying to Illustration with a cumulative GPA of 3.75 calculated on a minimum of 45.0 credits will qualify for admission without the portfolio submission requirement. All other applicants will be required to submit an art portfolio and written statement online through our SlideRoom portal by February 1. Their art portfolio, written statement and grade point average will be tabulated to determine their ranking for admission. Portfolio submission requirements are available by request: firstname.lastname@example.org .