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Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design

York University/Sheridan College Program in Design

Become one of the creative design leaders of the future.
As of Fall/Winter 2018/19 this program is now closed to new applicants. If you would like to learn about other Sheridan programs that might interest you, please connect with our Career Advising team

Courses

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

CODE TITLE CREDITS
DEGREE REQUIREMENTS    
120 Credits are required to meet degree requirements:  
Design Practicum (54 credits)  
Design Studies (24 credits)  
General Education (18 credits)  
FA Electives other than Design (12 credits)  
Free Electives (12 credits)  
     
DESIGN PRACTICUM  
Must be YSDN courses including:  
YSDN 1001 Visual Language 3
YSDN 1002 Design and Image 3
YSDN 1005 Typography 1 3
YSDN 1006 Interactivity Design 1 3
YSDN 2003 Typography 2 3
YSDN 2004 Communications Design 1 3
YSDN 2005 Interactivity Design 2 3
YSDN 2008 Information Design 1 3
YSDN 4004 Design Workshop 6
With an additional 9 credits at the 3000 or 4000 level and an additional 12 credits at any level
     
DESIGN STUDIES  
Must be YSDN courses including:  
YSDN 1101 Critical Issues in Design 3
YSDN 2102 History of Design 3
     
Plus one of:    
YSDN 2105 History of Media in Graphic Design 3
YSDN 2106 Graphic Design in Canada 3
YSDN 2107 History & Development of Typography 3
YSDN 2108 Evolution of Information Design 3
YSDN 2109 History and Culture of Interaction Design 3
     
YSDN 2103 Research in Design 3
YSDN 3111 Design Placement 3
YSDN 4104 Professional Aspects of Design 3
With an additional 6 credits at the 3000 or 4000 level  

Note: Courses subject to change.