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Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design

Honours Bachelor of Craft and Design (Furniture)

Design and make exceptional furniture for an exciting career.

Courses

Creative, innovative learning is at the core of all Sheridan’s courses. Here are the courses you’ll take in this program.

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Semester 1

(Note: Students take 7 classes per semester)

Furniture Studio Courses
 
FURN 16367 Furniture Design 1: Typologies 3
FURN 10261 Furniture Fab. 1: Intro to Woodworking 3
 
General Electives
 

Alternate Media Ceramics 3

Alternate Media Glass

Alternate Media Industrial Design

Alternate Media Textiles
  Note: Students take two modules of 7 weeks duration each in a studio that is not their major
DESN 16367 2D Visual Communication  
HIST 17028 Art and Design History 1 3
ENGL 17889GD Composition and Rhetoric
ARTS 17198 Design/Drawing Elective: Sketching & Drawing Fundamentals 3
OR

 
DESN 11044 Technical Design Drawing

Total:   21

Semester 2

 
Furniture Studio Courses 
 
FURN 16859 Furniture Design 2: Surfaces 3
FURN 13431 Furniture Fab. 2: Woodworking Methods 3

General Electives


Alternate Media Furniture 3
  Students take two modules of 7 weeks duration each in a studio that is not their major
DESN 14717
Digital 2D Visual Communication 3
HIST 16367 Art and Design History 2 3

Elective Breadth 3
DESN 10229 Design/Drawing Elective Intro to CAAD 3
OR
 
ARTS 18263 Object Drawing 3

Total: Students take 7 classes per semester
21

Semester 3

 
Furniture Studio Courses
 

Furniture Design 3: Storage/Organization 3

Furniture Fab. 3: Table and Cabinet 3
 
General Electives


Studio Electives 1 (Select any studio course that does not have a prerequisite)
3

Interdisciplinary Project 1 3

Elective Breadth 3

Elective Breadth 3

Design/Drawing Elective: How Things Work 3
OR


Object Drawing 3

Total: Students take 7 classes per semester
21

Semester 4

 
Furniture Studio Courses


Furniture Design 4: Seating 3

Furniture Fab. 4: Chair Prototype 3

General Electives


Studio Electives 2
3

Intro to Digital Photography 3
  Design/Drawing Elective: Digital Forms 1 3
OR


Form, Structure & Surface 3
  Studio History

Elective Breadth 3
 
Total: Students take 7 classes per semester
21

Semester 5

 
Furniture Studio Courses
 

Furniture Design 5: Linear Forms 3

Furniture Fab. 5: Table and Stool 3

Surfaces and Finishes 3
 
General Electives

  Interdisciplinary Project 2 3
  Design/Drawing Elective: Digital Forms 2 3
OR

  Studio Photography 3
  Contemporary Issues in Design
  Elective Breadth
 
Total:   12
 

Semester 6

 
Furniture Studio Courses
 

Furniture Design 6: Planar Forms 3

Furniture Fab. 6: Advanced Cabinetry 3

General Electives

  Professional Practices 3

Thesis Preparation 3
  Elective Breadth 3
  Elective Breadth

Total:   18
 

Semester 7


Thesis Seminar 1 3
  Thesis Execution 1 6
  Business Models 3
  Interdisciplinary Project 3
  Elective Breadth 3

Total:   18
 

Semester 8


Thesis Seminar 2 3
  Thesis Execution 2 6
  Marketing and Promotion 3
  Elective Breadth 3
 
Total:   15

Note: Courses subject to change.


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