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Program Overview

This program equips diverse students for professional success by emphasizing not just disciplinary techniques but also cross-field communication, collaboration, and adaptability. It blends foundational courses with personalized study across Arts, Media, Performance, and Design. For example, students in the program could explore racial identity through intersections of Sculpture, Dance, and Digital/Electronic Music developed across Visual Art, Dance, and Music departments.   

The program responds to changing student demand and industry needs by facilitating individualized student pathways through the program and culminating in collaborative capstone projects. 

Sample Courses

As an Integrative Arts student you can take courses like: 

Career Opportunities

As an Integrative Arts student you can become:

  • Arts Curation  
  • Community Organizing  
  • Creative Direction  
  • Multimedia Production  
  • Theatre  
  • Entrepreneurship  
  • Photography  
  • Exhibition Design  
  • Animation  
  • Publishing  
  • Music  
  • Arts Advocacy 

Degree Level

Degrees Offered
Bachelor of Arts (BFA)

Cinema & Media Arts
Computational Arts
Theatre, Dance and Performance
Visual Art & Art History

4 years

Entry Options
Fall, Winter or Summer

Next Steps

We’re excited that you’re considering applying to York University's School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design (AMPD). Check out our step-by-step guide to submitting an application.

Immerse Yourself in Integrative Arts at AMPD

Learn Creative Skills: Gain a foundation in interdisciplinary arts and design.

Be an Innovator: Experiment with new methods of storytelling and artmaking, using a combination of artistic mediums.  

Make a Difference: Challenge the orthodoxies of the arts industries with projects focused on advocacy and social justice.

Build Your Own: Build your unique curriculum by pursuing personal interests across the AMPD programs. 

Learning Objectives

Share your story, find your vision, build the future

  • Gain a deep understanding of key artistic concepts, methods, and practices within transdisciplinary art. They will demonstrate the ability to critically apply these concepts across various art forms and disciplines, engage in creative experimentation, and integrate multiple media to create impactful artworks. 
  • Work collaboratively in team contexts, engage in community outreach, and develop strategies to disseminate and promote their work, fostering a broader understanding of transdisciplinary art within society. 
  • Develop the qualities and skills necessary for further study, employment, or community involvement in the arts. This includes technical proficiency, critical thinking, historical awareness, and leadership abilities. 

Get in Touch

Reach out to us for more information on our programs, upcoming events, open houses, and applying to AMPD. We're here to assist you with any questions you may have and to help guide you through the application process.

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