This undergraduate-level English course will focus on the relationships between written language and visual practices, with an emphasis on the development of analytical, critical and creative writing skills. Instruction will be provided in research methods, note-taking, critical reading, building a logical argument, and writing an academic essay. These topics will be oriented toward explorations of visual culture. Through a diverse and intensive engagement with academic and creative writing, students will develop critical literacy and writing skills that support both academic and creative practices. Public performance of written work is seen as integral to the creative process.
Admission to Yukon School of Visual Arts Foundation Year Program or permission of the instructor.
Equivalency & Transferability
This course is accredited by Yukon College. At the time of writing this document, transfer agreements are in place with Emily Carr University of Art + Design, Alberta College of Art + Design, OCAD University, NSCAD University, University of the Fraser Valley, and Thompson Rivers University.