For graduates of all diploma programs at VanArts, degree pathways are available through the Vancouver campus of Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU). This is one of our local pathway options amongst the many international colleges & universities partnered with VanArts. FDU was founded in 1942 in New Jersey, USA with branch campuses in Wroxton, England and Vancouver, BC.
Through this degree pathway, VanArts graduates will be able to earn 45-60 credits of a 120 credit degree program, or 1.5 to 2 years of advanced standing towards a Bachelor of Arts in Individualized Studies (BAIS). After completing a specialized diploma from VanArts plus the BA degree from FDU, international students can apply for a 2 to 3 year work permit, which may lead to permanent residency or Canadian citizenship.
A summary of the total number of credits from VanArts’ professional diploma programs which can be applied towards the BAIS degree is listed as follows:
Web Development & Interactive Design = up to 48-60 credit points
Acting for Film & Television = up to 48 credit points
Broadcasting for Radio & Television = up to 45 credit points
Areas of Specialization for the BAIS include the following:
- Business & Communication
- Applied Technology
- Applied Technology & Business
- Applied Technology & Communication
- Hospitality Management
- Health & Human Services
- Leadership Administration
VanArts President Alan Phillips, pictured here with Fairleigh Dickinson’s campus Provost Dr. Cecil A. Abrahams, is very excited about this partnership and looks forward to welcoming many more students from around the world. “This is a historic moment for VanArts, and an exciting opportunity for our students” says Phillips.
Says Dr. Abrahams, “We are truly delighted to have VanArts as our partner and we look forward to serving your students very well.”
For more information visit http://view.fdu.edu/ or contact us today.