Art Foundation

Humber College, Canada


Next enrollment cycle

September 2022

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Total Course Fee

USD 12,967

Course Accredited By


  • 1 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Certificate
Humber’s Art Foundation certificate program offers you the opportunity to investigate different areas of artistic media and develop portfolios for entry into further study. Expand your horizons with comprehensive training in the basics of current visual arts exploration within a diverse studio environment. Discover your strengths and creative options, and your future in the world of art.
  • This program integrates visual art skills across several media and is designed to encourage you to explore a wide range of techniques and concepts. You will work closely with experienced faculty from a variety of creative industries developing innovative approaches and building your strengths through a variety of painting, drawing, photography, digital design, video, animation and fine art classes, as you gain valuable insights into the art world. In just two semesters, you will gain a thorough understanding of many artistic disciplines and build well-developed visual literacy and creative skills. You will apply your acquired skills to create a portfolio that will support your personal work and/or prepare you to pursue related programs at Humber and beyond.

Enrollment Cycles

  • September 2022

Admission Requirements

  • Applicants must meet all the requirements below in order to meet minimum program eligibility. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee an offer of admission. Admission decisions will be available via MyHumber, or by email and mail. Admission decisions will not be released by phone.

Admission selection is based on the following 3 requirements:


To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including these required courses
  • Grade 12 English (ENG4C or ENG4U or equivalent)
  • Mature student status
  • College or university transfer status

English Language Proficiency

  • All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Humber’s English Language Proficiency Policy.

International Credit Evaluation

  • Canadian citizens or permanent residents with international education are required to provide a WES or ICAS evaluation.


Semester 1-Fall 2021 Delivery

  • MSAF 100: Drawing 1 -Online/In-Person
  • MSAF 105: Painting and Colour 1 -Online/In-Person
  • MSFP 102: Image Capture and Editing 1 -Online
  • MSFP 108: Visual Literacy
  • MSFP 113: Digital Design -Online
  • WRIT 100: College Reading and Writing Skills -Online

Semester 2-Fall 2021 Delivery

  • GNED 101: An Introduction to Arts and Sciences
  • MSAF 150: Drawing 2
  • MSAF 155: Painting and Colour 2
  • MSAF 156: Introduction to Animation
  • MSFP 107: Video Production
  • VADA 105: Art History

Domestic Fees by Semester 

Semester 1 -2022-23 Fees 

Tuition -$1,351.41 

  • Compulsory Ancillary Fee -$334.43 
  • Compulsory Student Union Fee -$62.50 
  • IGNITE Health and Dental Insurance Fee -$104.23
  •  Program Ancillary Fee -$0.00

 Co-op/Placement -$0.00

 Total -$1,852.57

  •  Semester 2 -2022-23 Fees 
  • Tuition -$1,351.41 
  • Compulsory Ancillary Fee -$334.43 
  • Compulsory Student Union Fee -$62.50
  •  IGNITE Health and Dental Insurance Fee -$104.23 
  • Program Ancillary Fee -$0.00 
  • Co-op/Placement -$0.00
  •  Total -$1,852.57 
  • Additional Costs $650 - supplies (for two semesters).

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