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Honours Baccalaureate Degree

Honours Bachelor of Experiential Design

Duration

4 yrs (8 semesters)

Location

Trafalgar Road Campus

(Oakville)

For the Fall 2021 semester, this program will be delivered through a hybrid model that combines remote and in-person learning. View details on delivery modes for all programs.

Imagine, create and innovate the ways we interact with our world.

Program Overview

Become uniquely qualified in an emerging field

The way in which you interact with your surroundings has changed. Demand is growing for designers who can create multi-sensory physical environments that communicate. This revolutionary program is the first Experiential Design degree in Canada to respond to that need. Learn holistic approaches to wayfinding, public installation, placemaking, exhibition design, themed environments and event design.

Prepare for a wide range of opportunities

Learn how to improve any type of environment through inclusive, accessible and sustainable design. Our balance of theoretical studies and practical hands-on opportunities will prepare you for work in all areas of practice in Experiential Design — whether you want to create cultural experiences, foster educational environments or boost community engagement.

Learn from proven leaders in design education

Sheridan has been a pioneer in design education for more than half a century. We also offer degree programs in Industrial Design, Interior Design, Game Design, Interaction Design and Illustration. Our internationally recognized faculty, deep industry connections and renowned creative culture provide the ideal foundation for this groundbreaking degree.

Build valuable professional connections

Experiential design has a global reach. The mentorship you'll receive from professional experiential designers throughout the four years of our program can help you build a network of industry contacts before you even graduate! Prepare for exciting internship and employment opportunities with local, national and international organizations in a variety of sectors, including:

  • Urban and civic
  • Transportation
  • Corporate
  • Education
  • Entertainment
  • Culture
  • Health care
  • Recreation
  • Retail

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Faculty

Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design

Designation

Honours Baccalaureate Degree

Duration

4 yrs (8 semesters)

Location

Trafalgar Road Campus

1430 Trafalgar Road,  Oakville


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Program Summary

Degree Entrance Scholarship Available

Once you’ve applied for admission to this program, we’ll automatically consider you for this award.

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Courses

Creative, innovative learning is at the core of all Sheridan’s courses. Here are the courses you’ll take in this program.

  • CODETITLECREDITS
      Materials, Form & Representation
     Communication, Type & Symbol3
     Fundamentals of Spatial Interaction3
     Experiential Design in Context
     Composition & Rhetoric  3
    Total:15
  • CODETITLECREDITS
    Site & Space
     Communication & Narrative
     Multi-sensory Experiences
     Research Methods for Design 1
     Breadth Elective3
    Total:15
  • CODETITLECREDITS
     Experiential Design Studio: Exhibition
     Spatial Communication
     Integrated Narratives3
     Design for Sustainability
     Breadth Elective3
    Total:15
  • CODETITLECREDITS
     Experiential Design Studio: Orientation & Navigation 3
     Design Methods
     Smart Spaces
     Public Space & Placemaking
     Breadth Elective
    Total:15
  • CODETITLECREDITS
     Experiential Design Studio: Public Space
     Experiential Design Elective Studio (Choose: Branded Experiences OR Social Experiences)
     Research Methods for Design 2
     Breadth Elective
    Total:15
  • CODETITLECREDITS
    Experiential Design Studio: Themed Space6
     Experiential Design Elective Studio (Choose: EX-Lab OR Sound & Light) 3
     Professional Practice
     Breadth Elective
    Total:15
     Co-op/Internship (14 weeks/420 hours)  
  • CODETITLECREDITS
     Experiential Design Thesis 1
     Experiential Design Elective Studio (Choose: EX-Lab OR Service Design)
     Experiential Design Theory Seminar 3
    Breadth Elective3
    Total:15
  • CODETITLECREDITS
     Experiential Design Thesis 2  6
     Experiential Design Elective Studio (Special Topics Studio – two sections to choose from)3
     Portfolio Project
     Breadth Elective3
    Total:15

Courses subject to change.

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Faculty

Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design

Designation

Honours Baccalaureate Degree

Duration

4 yrs (8 semesters)

Location

Trafalgar Road Campus

1430 Trafalgar Road,  Oakville


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Program Summary

Admission Requirements

Program Eligibility

Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent, including these required courses:

  • English, Grade 12 (ENG4U), with a minimum 70%

plus

  • Five other Grade 12 subjects at the U or M level
  • Minimum 65% overall average

or

  • Two semesters of postsecondary education including required courses with a minimum 65% overall average

Applicant Selection

Eligible applicants are selected on the basis of previous academic achievement (the average of their six highest senior-level credits, including required courses), and the results of their portfolio. A portfolio review fee is required with the submission.

Applicants who do not meet the admission requirements for this program will be assessed and advised individually and may be considered for other, related programs.

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Faculty

Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design

Designation

Honours Baccalaureate Degree

Duration

4 yrs (8 semesters)

Location

Trafalgar Road Campus

1430 Trafalgar Road,  Oakville


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Program Summary

Career Opportunities

Our Experiential Design degree was built to fill an education and training gap identified by employers. As a graduate of this program, you'll be prepared to work in a variety of roles.

You might find jobs such as:

  • Experiential Designer
  • Exhibition Designer
  • Wayfinding Strategist and Designer
  • Environmental Graphic Designer
  • Digital Experience Designer
  • Design Researcher
  • Themed and Branded Environments Designer
  • Project Manager/Co-ordinator

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Faculty

Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design

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Honours Baccalaureate Degree

Duration

4 yrs (8 semesters)

Location

Trafalgar Road Campus

1430 Trafalgar Road,  Oakville


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Program Summary

Co-op

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Faculty

Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design

Designation

Honours Baccalaureate Degree

Duration

4 yrs (8 semesters)

Location

Trafalgar Road Campus

1430 Trafalgar Road,  Oakville


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Degree Completion

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Faculty

Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design

Designation

Honours Baccalaureate Degree

Duration

4 yrs (8 semesters)

Location

Trafalgar Road Campus

1430 Trafalgar Road,  Oakville


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Program Summary

Learning Outcomes

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  • Create effective multi-sensory, spatial and experiential design solutions through critical thinking and an iterative design process.
  • Undertake qualitative and quantitative research into critical experiential design issues, demonstrating awareness of research ethics.
  • Employ design communication tools to develop design solutions that integrate knowledge of materials, form, space, structures, multi-sensory experiences and interactive media.
  • Develop an informed practice through integration of cultural history and theory of experiential design, with reference to art and other design disciplines.
  • Integrate principles of human-centred design, sustainability and participatory design to problem solving methodologies aimed at experiential design solutions.
  • Apply principles of cultural awareness, social engagement and civic literacy towards the goal of building resilient and connected communities.
  • Practice design management strategies of professionalism, collaboration, leadership, and interdisciplinary team building in the execution of projects that comply with relevant laws, codes, guidelines, and professional standards.
  • Employ a flexible personal career strategy that considers team-based practices, entrepreneurship and networking among a wide range of industry practitioners.

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Faculty

Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design

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Honours Baccalaureate Degree

Duration

4 yrs (8 semesters)

Location

Trafalgar Road Campus

1430 Trafalgar Road,  Oakville


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Internship

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Faculty

Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design

Designation

Honours Baccalaureate Degree

Duration

4 yrs (8 semesters)

Location

Trafalgar Road Campus

1430 Trafalgar Road,  Oakville


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Program Summary

Program Fees

Fees shown here are estimates only. Fees are in Canadian dollars and include tuition, health insurance and ancillary charges.

The fees shown here are for the 2021–2022 academic year, and are subject to change. The fees displayed are for the first two (2) academic terms of study at Sheridan unless otherwise noted; fees for subsequent terms are not reflected on this website.

Fees For Canadian Students

Fees for Canadian students

$9,038.97

Notes: Co-op students must pay an additional fee of $535 in the term prior to each co-op work term.

Fees for International Students

Fees for International students

$22,065.97

Financial Aid & Awards

Your education is a big investment, and we're here to help! Keep an eye on our Financial Aid & Awards page for regular updates, and check out these important links:

All new international students beginning their studies in the Fall 2021 or Winter 2022 semesters will receive an entrance scholarship ranging from $1,000 to $2,000.

Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship

Sheridan is pleased to provide an entrance scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to select applicants in this degree program. View Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship details for eligibility criteria and more.

Bursaries for Grade 12 Students Pursuing Studies Toward a Career in Law

The annual Bursary Program for grade 12 students pursuing careers in the justice sector at an Ontario university or college is now open! Bursaries are offered by the Association of Justices of the Peace of Ontario (AJPO), the Association of Ontario Judges (AOJ) and the Ontario Superior Court Judges’ Association (OSCJA). Each association offers one bursary per year in each of their judicial regions for a total of 22 bursaries province-wide!

Applications close on May 26. Spread the word to students! Visit the Bursary web page for more information.

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Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design

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Honours Baccalaureate Degree

Duration

4 yrs (8 semesters)

Location

Trafalgar Road Campus

1430 Trafalgar Road,  Oakville


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Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design

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Honours Baccalaureate Degree

Duration

4 yrs (8 semesters)

Location

Trafalgar Road Campus

1430 Trafalgar Road,  Oakville


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Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design

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Honours Baccalaureate Degree

Duration

4 yrs (8 semesters)

Location

Trafalgar Road Campus

1430 Trafalgar Road,  Oakville


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Program Summary

Is Experiential Design the right program for me?

Date: Wednesday, May 26th, 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Want to learn more about Experiential Design? This interactive workshop will explain what Experiential Design is and explore the many exciting career options in this rapidly-growing field.

Sheridan’s new Bachelor of Experiential Design is the first degree of its kind in Canada, teaching holistic approaches to wayfinding, public installation, placemaking, exhibition design, themed environments and event design. Our internationally recognized faculty, deep industry connections and renowned creative culture provide the ideal foundation for this ground-breaking program.

Workshop Schedule

  • Overview of what Experiential Design is all about
  • Interactive design activity exploring sensory communication
  • Q&A with experiential designers working in the industry

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Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design

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Honours Baccalaureate Degree

Duration

4 yrs (8 semesters)

Location

Trafalgar Road Campus

1430 Trafalgar Road,  Oakville


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Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design

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Honours Baccalaureate Degree

Duration

4 yrs (8 semesters)

Location

Trafalgar Road Campus

1430 Trafalgar Road,  Oakville


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Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design

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Honours Baccalaureate Degree

Duration

4 yrs (8 semesters)

Location

Trafalgar Road Campus

1430 Trafalgar Road,  Oakville


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Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design

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Honours Baccalaureate Degree

Duration

4 yrs (8 semesters)

Location

Trafalgar Road Campus

1430 Trafalgar Road,  Oakville


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Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design

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Honours Baccalaureate Degree

Duration

4 yrs (8 semesters)

Location

Trafalgar Road Campus

1430 Trafalgar Road,  Oakville


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Faculty

Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design

Designation

Honours Baccalaureate Degree

Duration

4 yrs (8 semesters)

Location

Trafalgar Road Campus

1430 Trafalgar Road,  Oakville


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Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design

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Honours Baccalaureate Degree

Duration

4 yrs (8 semesters)

Location

Trafalgar Road Campus

1430 Trafalgar Road,  Oakville


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Faculty

Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design

Designation

Honours Baccalaureate Degree

Duration

4 yrs (8 semesters)

Location

Trafalgar Road Campus

1430 Trafalgar Road,  Oakville


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Program Mission

Our mission is to utilize harmonious, comprehensive and specialized training to empower our learners with the knowledge, skills and attitude required to demonstrate the Professional Competencies for Canadian Pharmacy Technicians at Entry to Practice.

Program Vision

Our vision is to graduate highly-skilled life-long learners who uphold professional integrity and promote quality and safety in practice.

Critical Performance Statement

Upon graduation, students in Sheridan’s Pharmacy Technician diploma program will have demonstrated the ability to pursue the career of pharmacy technician and to practice safely in a community or hospital while adhering to the scope of practice for pharmacy technicians.

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Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design

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Honours Baccalaureate Degree

Duration

4 yrs (8 semesters)

Location

Trafalgar Road Campus

1430 Trafalgar Road,  Oakville


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Program Summary

Program availability

Honours Baccalaureate Degree

Full-time 4 years Program code: PBXDN

Honours Baccalaureate Degree
Start date Campus Status
Sep 2022 Trafalgar Road Campus (Oakville) Available

Design experiences. Create connections.

The first undergraduate degree program in Canada to train skilled designers specifically for the rapidly growing experiential design field.

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