Outcomes and Objectives

Outcomes and Objectives

Graduates from the Graphic Novel & Comix Certificate Program will be qualified to work for comic book publishers in a number of different capacities, or to pursue their own goals through self-publishing. Upon completion, students will have developed mechanical and technical skills in drawing, inking, lettering, and rendering using both traditional materials as well as digital technology. As well they will have developed strong writing and storytelling capabilities, for all length of comics and graphic novels. Theory such as the psychology of colour, history of comics and strategic courses in visual narrative will help the student to develop their “personal voice” or style of storytelling. Finally students will be taught business issues, marketing and client relations from a comic book illustrator’s perspective.

What is an academic year?

An academic year is a full, annual educational cycle of an institution. The Graphic Novel and Comix Certificate Program is completed within one academic year (three semesters) with new intakes of new cohorts in September of every year.

Summer Semester

May 11 - August 21, 2020

Semester Break: August 22 - September 7, 2020

Fall Semester

September 8 - December 18, 2020

Semester Break: December 19, 2020 - January 3, 2021

Spring Semester

January 4 - April 16, 2021

Semester Break: April 17 - May 2, 2021