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Visual Arts

  • One-year certificate
  • September start
  • Graduates may transfer credits (min. C in each course) to be eligible to enter the second year of a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) for Emily Carr University of Art + Design, NSCAD University, OCAD University, Alberta College of Art + Design, Thompson Rivers University, and the University of the Fraser Valley

Want to study fine arts in a small class setting, surrounded by the unique, artistic community of Dawson City? Yukon College’s Visual Arts certificate is for you! 

Offered through the Yukon School of Visual Arts (SOVA) in Dawson City, this one-year accredited Visual Arts certificate provides students with the fundamental skills they need to pursue a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degree at one of several top-quality university and colleges.

The integrated approach to studio and academic practices offers you the opportunity to make connections between creating art, art history, art theory and art criticism, across a multiplicity of cultures, historic periods, materials and modes of expression.

For more information on the Yukon School of Visual Arts programming, please contact