In addition to the general University requirements for graduation, students taking a Major in History in Art must satisfy the following requirements:
Students wishing to declare a Major in History in Art should contact the adviser at the Fine Arts Advising Centre at the end of their second year. Students interested in the History in Art program are welcome to consult with this adviser before they declare their Major.
The Honours Program provides the possibility for more intensive study in the field of History in Art, and is intended for those who wish to continue on to graduate studies in History in Art or related professional disciplines.
Students may apply to enter the Honours Program after completion of a minimum of 9 units of course work in History in Art with a GPA in these courses of 6.0 (B+) or better. Normally this is done at the end of the second year.
Graduation with a BA Honours in History in Art requires:
Before graduation, each student will be required to demonstrate a reading knowledge of a language other than English, appropriate to the area of special interest. This requirement will be satisfied by completion of 3 units of 200-level language or literature courses (excluding those taught in English using translations).
For First Nations languages, a minimum of 4.5 units within a single language is acceptable. In special circumstances, students may request permission to take a translation examination administered by the department.
Third-year students whose performance in the Honours Program falls below a GPA of 3.5 will be required to transfer to the Major Program at the beginning of their fourth year. Fourth-year students whose graduating average, or whose average in courses taken in the department at the 300 and 400 level, is below 3.5, but who otherwise meet the University requirements for graduation, will receive a BA with a Major in History in Art.
The Cultural Resource Management Program offers a Diploma in Cultural Resource Management and Professional Specialization Certificates in Heritage Conservation Planning and Collections Management. The program serves those who are currently involved professionally in museums, art galleries, historic sites, building conservation and related cultural stewardship activities. Students in related disciplines may also participate in program courses.
The curriculum of the Diploma Program in Cultural Resource Management features three areas of specialization: museum studies, cultural management and heritage conservation. Candidates may register for courses in one or more areas for credit towards the diploma.
Courses are offered at the third- and fourth-year undergraduate level. Applicants who do not hold a bachelors degree will normally be expected to have completed a minimum equivalent of two years of post-secondary education. In addition to academic background, applicants should normally have prior involvement in the cultural heritage sector to provide a context for studies.
The diploma program may be completed in a minimum of one calendar year. The normal period of completion is two to three years of part-time study.
Credit obtained within the Diploma Program may be transferable to a regular undergraduate degree program, subject to the specific requirements of the degree program. Students may apply course credit to both a degree and the Diploma when the programs are completed concurrently, or when the diploma is completed first.
The program requires completion of 15.0 units through the following courses:
Applicants who have previously received credit in a degree program for any of these core courses will be allowed to substitute up to 4.5 units of courses with the approval of the Academic Adviser.
Students may apply to obtain up to 4.5 units of transfer credit for equivalent courses.
Diploma students who fail to maintain a GPA of at least 5.0 may be asked to withdraw from the program.
Students enrolled in the Diploma in Cultural Resource Management may not normally apply credit for any course towards a degree program (e.g., BA, BFA, MA). Other students may register in individual courses in the diploma program as enrolment allows.
Diploma candidates who complete one or more work terms through the Co-operative Education Program will receive Co-op notation on graduation.
Students who participate in the Co-operative Education Option are normally required to complete one work term after the completion of core courses and a minimum of three special topic courses. They are normally required to complete an HA 488 or HA 489 elective or HA 491A Directed Studies in Cultural Resource Management (1.5) instead of HA 491B Internship in Cultural Resource Management (1.5).
Co-operative education students within the Diploma Program in Cultural Resource Management will normally be required to complete all their program requirements within a 24-month period in order to maintain the full-time status required for participation in the Co-operative Education Program. General regulations pertaining to Co-operative Education Programs of the University of Victoria are found on this page. For further information on the Co-operative Education Option and to apply for the Co-op program, visit the Co-op website at: <www.uvic.ca/hfpwcoop>.
This four-course (6.0 unit) Professional Specialization Certificate provides heritage specialists and other professionals with skills and knowledge to support conservation planning and decision making. To be considered for this certificate program, applicants must have completed a University of Victoria bachelors degree or its equivalent and have a minimum of two years work experience in the heritage sector. The program requires the completion of the following:
Students who complete a Professional Specialization Certificate in Conservation Planning are able to transfer four courses (6.0 units) upon admission to the Diploma in Cultural Resource Management.
This four-course (6.0 unit) Professional Specialization Certificate provides museum, heritage site and art gallery specialists with the knowledge and skills required to manage and care for collections of objects, specimens and other tangible and intangible heritage resources. To be considered for this certificate program, applicants must have completed a University of Victoria bachelors degree or its equivalent and have a minimum of two years work experience in the museum or heritage sector. The program requires the completion of the following:
Students who complete a Professional Specialization Certificate in Collections Management are able to transfer four courses (6.0 units) upon admission to the Diploma in Cultural Resource Management.
Please direct inquiries regarding the Diploma in Cultural Resource Management and the Professional Specialization Certificates in Heritage Conservation Planning and Collections Management to:Cultural Resource Management Program
Division of Continuing Studies
University of Victoria
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