School of CREATIVE INDUSTRIES
About the Program
An interdisciplinary degree that combines creative arts and
business communications, designed for the management of
About the degree
The Creative Industries program is a highly competitive interdisciplinary degree that enables students to pursue a combination of creative arts and business courses. The only one of its kind in Canada, the program was created in response to major shifts driven by new technology and economic models in the creative fields.
Through business, communications, and industry-specific courses, students gain an agile skill set that includes analytical, problem solving, design, and communications skills. This 4-year B.A. is designed to prepare a generation of leaders who understand the complexity of business and possess the creative knowledge to work in arts-based industries.
How it works
Students pursue two creative fields (including radio and television arts, fashion, music, journalism, communications, interior design and film) in addition to business and communications courses.
Journalism + Fashion + business
Music + Radio & Television arts + business
Communications + Image arts + business
Budgeting & Forecasting
Business & Communications
Radio & Television Arts
Visual Arts & Curatorship
Theatre & Performance Arts
Creative Fields of Study
Social Media Management
Student Skills & Knowledge
Students are equipped with a base skillset that includes: social media management, design and communications tools, research skills, marketing, presentation development and operational support skills.
About the Internship Program
The internship is a curriculum requirement for Creative Industries students. A minimum of 240 hours must be completed after studetns have completed three years of the degree.