What are Liberal Studies courses?

Liberal Studies courses are offered by the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences and include the following:

Breadth courses

ENGL – English

HUMN – Humanities

SCTM – Sciences/Technology/Mathematics

SOSC – Social Sciences

Visual Culture courses

VISA – Art history and theory

VISD – Design history and theory

VISM – Media history and theory, including film and new media

VISC – Cross-disciplinary visual culture and theory courses

Indigenous Visual Culture courses (INVC):

INVC 2B01 (formerly ABVC 2B01): The Story of Us: Aboriginal Peoples of the Americas will count as 0.5 credit in Visual Culture (VISA)

INVC 2B03 (formerly ABVC 2B03): Ways for Telling will count as 0.5 credit in English (ENGL)

What are Liberal Studies graduation requirements?

To understand what your choices are for Liberal Studies courses, please print off the Liberal Studies worksheet based on when you were admitted to OCAD U and your major. Use this worksheet to track your requirements. If a worksheet is not available for your program or year of entry, please visit the Student Advising Centre to discuss your Liberal Studies requirements in person.

If you have any questions or concerns about the worksheets, please visit the Student Advising Centre: Room 266, Level 2, 100 McCaul Street or email advising@ocadu.ca.

Admitted to OCAD U 2006-2011 (PDFs)


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