Current First Year Foundation - Application to Second Year
Applications for currently enrolled Emily Carr University Foundation students applying to second year majors for Fall will be available from the Student Services office beginning January 2. Applications are due January 15 and portfolios (if required) will be due February 1.
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. Visual Art majors who are anticipating applying to the Illustration major in third year should review the Illustration Academic Requirements listed at the bottom of this page and register themselves accordingly into second year courses.
ANIMATION, CRITICAL + CULTURAL PRACTICE, FILM, PHOTOGRAPHY and INTERACTIVE + SOCIAL MEDIA ARTS
Acceptance into majors including; Animation, Critical + Cultural Practice, Film, Photography and Interactive + Social Media Arts is competitive and will be determined by ranking applicant's using their cumulative grade point average at the end of the Fall semester (an art portfolio submission is not required). NOTE: The minimum cumulative GPA required for admission to Critical + Cultural Practice is 3.0.
COMMUNICATION DESIGN, INDUSTRIAL DESIGN & INTERACTION DESIGN
Students applying to Communication Design, Industrial Design or Interaction Design with 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 design applicants will be required to submit an art portfolio and their portfolio score combined with their grade point average will be tabulated to determine their ranking for admission. Portfolio submissions for Design will be due February 1 and must be submitted online through SlideRoom. SlideRoom can be accessed through the Emily Carr website at: https://emilycarr.slideroom.com/. After you have created your SlideRoom account select the Bachelor Degree Category and then upload your images into the "Internal Current Students Use Only DESIGN' program and also answer the questionnaire that will appear in your SlideRoom account.
Please contact the Admissions staff in the Student Services office if you require further information.
ILLUSTRATION MAJOR YEAR 3
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 in progress or completed 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 in progress or completed
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. 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: email@example.com .