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Program planning guides

UFV's Academic Advising Centre offers many resources for planning your program and choosing your courses. Start by reviewing the program planning guides below, and if you don't see a guide for your program or still have questions, book a one-on-one appointment with an academic advisor.

 

Upcoming creative arts courses

The information below may change without notice. Please refer to the official timetable when planning your semester.

Upcoming courses 

Summer 2023

Winter 2023

Fall 2023

Winter 2024

Art History

100-level courses

AH 100 History of Art and Culture in a Global Context

x

AH 101 Art and Culture in the West to 1400

x

AH 102 Art and Culture in the West from 1400 to the Present

✓ 

200-level courses

AH 200 Art History and its Methods

x x x

AH 203 History of Posters - The Art of Persuasion

x x x

AH 204 Indigenous Art of the Northwest Coast

x x x

AH 205 Art Practices and Popular Culture

x x

AH 215 Contemporary Canadian Art

x x x

AH 230 History of Posters - The Art of Persuasion

x x

AH 235 Art and Religion

x x x

AH 280

x x

300-level courses

AH 311 Studies in Renaissance Art

x x x

AH 312 Studies in Baroque Art and Architecture

x x x

AH 315 Arts in Context: Contemporary

x x

AH 316 Arts in Context: Gender, Art, and Society

x x

AH 321 Canada: Contact Zone

x x x

AH 323 Arts in Context: Modernity and Modernism, 1850-1900

x x x
400-level courses    

AH 403 Senior Seminar II / VA 403 Senior Seminar II

x x
English    
ENGL 233 Performance History I: Antiquity to 1600 x x x
ENGL 234 Performance History II: 1600-1900 x x x
ENGL 253 Introduction to Storytelling in Indigenous, Theatrical, and Global Communities x x  x
Film    
100-level courses    

FILM 100

x x

FILM 110 Introduction to Film Studie

x x x
200-level courses    

FILM 211 Film in a Global Age

x ✓  x

FILM 212 History of Film

x x x

FILM 260 Video Production Techniques I

x ✓ 

FILM 261 Video Production II

x
300-level courses    

FILM 311 Gender, Sexuality, and Film

x x x

FILM 312 India on Film

x x x

FILM 320 Special Topics in Film Studies

x x x

FILM 360 Video Production III: Storytelling and the Director

x x

FILM 361 Video Production IV: Short Film Project

x x x
Media Arts    
100-level course    

MEDA 100 Introduction to Media Arts

x

MEDA 110 Digital Imaging

✓ 
200-level courses    
MEDA 210 Digital Concept Art x x x
MEDA 222 Design Ethos and the Creative Practitioner x x x
MEDA 260 Exploring Creativity x
MEDA 270 3D Modeling and Animation I x
MEDA 280 Game Engines I x x
300-level courses    
MEDA 350 Critical studies in Digital Media in Canada x
MEDA 360 Professional Practices for Creative Digital Industries x x x
MEDA 370 3D Modeling and Animation II x x x
MEDA 380 Game Engines II x x x
400-level courses    
MEDA 401 Media Arts Integrated Project I x x x

MEDA 402 Media Arts Integrated Project II

x x

MEDA 469 Design Thinking for Creative Leadership

x x x
Theatre    
100-level courses    
THEA 101 Introduction to Theatre and Performance Studies x
THEA 105 Reading and Writing About Drama x x x
THEA 111 Acting Skills for Work and Life
THEA 112 Essentials of Acting
THEA 121 Technical Theatre I x x x
THEA 123 Technical Theatre II x x
THEA 125 Technical Theatre III: Technical Controls for Performance x x
200-level courses    
THEA 203 / ENGL 233 Performance History I: Antiquity to 1600 x x x

THEA 204 / ENGL 234 Performance History II: 1600-1900

x x
THEA 205 Foundations of Performance Studies x x x
THEA 206 Dramaturgy x x x
THEA 210 Movement for Living x x x
THEA 211 Acting II: Character and Scene Study x x x
THEA 215 Voice and Body I x x
THEA 250 Introduction to Storytelling in Indigenous, Theatrical, and Global Communities x x x
THEA 290  Acting Practicum / THEA 291 Backstage Practicum x

THEA 295 Backstage Practicum / THEA 299 Theatre Production Practicum / THEA 399 Intermediate Practicum in Theatre / THEA 499 Advanced Practicum in Theatre

x
300-level courses    
THEA 302 Canadian Performance Histories x x x
THEA 303 Gender and Performance x x x
THEA 304 Applied Theatre and Performance Methods x x x
THEA 305 Theatre for Young Audiences x x x
THEA 306 History of Musical Theatre x x x
THEA 311 Digital Performance x x
THEA 312 Acting III: Advanced Scene Study and Auditioning x x
THEA 351 Directing I x x x
THEA 399 Intermediate Practicum in Theatre x
400-level courses    
THEA 401 Performance Theory x x x
THEA 451 Directing II x x x
THEA 452 Devised Theatre II x x x
THEA 499 Advance Practicum in Theatre x x
Visual Arts    
100-level courses    

VA 101 Figure Drawing

x

VA 113 Introduction to Drawing

✓ 

VA 115 Introductory Studio I: Material Practices

✓ 

VA 116 Intro Studio II: Space, Form, and Time

x ✓ 

VA 119 Introductory Studio III: Digital Multi-Tool

x

VA 180 Digital Photography

200-level courses    

VA 221 Drawing II

✓ 

VA 222 Figure Painting

x ✓ 

VA 223 Painting I

✓ 

VA 224 Painting II

x x

VA 231 Sculpture and Extended Media I

x ✓ 

VA 232 Sculpture and Extended Media II

x x

VA 251 Print Media I

✓ 

VA 252 Print Media II

x

VA 271 Image, Sound, and Performance Art I

x

VA 280 Digital Photography: Advanced Imaging

x x

VA 283 Black-and-White Film Photography

VA 284 Darkroom Photography

x x ✓ 
300-level courses    

VA 321 Painting/Drawing III

x x x

VA 322 Painting/Drawing IV

x x

VA 332 Sculpture & Extended Media IV

x x

VA 352 Print Media IV: Advanced Mixed Media

x x

VA 360 Professional Development and Practices

x x

VA 384 Large-Format Photography

x x

VA 390 Community Arts Practice

x

VA 395 Special Topics in Visual Arts

x
400-level courses    

VA 402 Senior Studio I

x x x

VA 403 Senior Seminar II

x x

VA 404 Senior Studio II

x x

 

 

Fall 2022 mandatory field trips

Courses scheduled with field trips scheduled inside and outside of class time are listed below. Please refer to the course syllabus on the first day of class for more details.

ClassDatePerformance
THEA 101 February 1 Are we not drawn onward to a new era
THEA 101 February 18 Teenage Dick
THEA 101 March 29 Paradise of the Impermanence of Ice Cream
THEA 101 April 5 Black & Rural

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