Academic Calendar

Fashion Design

Most of the seats in these courses are reserved for students in the Fashion Design program. Other students may take these courses if they meet the prerequisites and there is space.


English language proficiency requirements

Students registering in post-secondary level courses (numbered 100 to 499) will be required to meet the English language entrance proficiency requirements. Students in ELS or the University Foundations programs can register in those courses identified in the University Foundations program with lower levels of language proficiency.

Please note that not all courses are offered every semester.

FD 140

3 credits

Indigenous Design and Technology: Special Topics I

Prerequisite(s): None

This introductory course provides an opportunity for students, artists and educators to study Indigenous design-related techniques and art making practices. In this course students will gain skills to create works inspired by traditional and contemporary methods. Students will discuss issues of cultural copyright and will be encouraged to create work applicable to their own cultural contexts.

Note: This course is offered as VA 140 and FD 140. Students may only take one of these with the same letter designation for credit.

FD 141

3 credits

Indigenous Design and Technology: Special Topics II

Prerequisite(s): VA 140/FD 140 with the same letter designation

This course provides an opportunity to combine traditional technology and design within a contemporary context. Students will learn how to work with the basic principles of traditional Indigenous designs and how to apply their own designs to a functional and aesthetic object of their own making.

Note: This course is offered as VA 141 and FD 141. Students may only take one of these with the same letter designation for credit.

FD 142

3 credits

Indigenous Art and Design in Context

Prerequisite(s): VA 140/FD 140 and VA141/FD 141 with the same letter designations

This course provides students with the opportunity to practice and refine skills learned in traditional and contemporary Indigenous design and technology. Practice will be informed by students’ research into the cultural context of these practices, with specific reference to Northwest Coast cultures.

Note: This course is offered as VA 142 and FD 142. Students may only take one of these for credit.

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