Faculty of Fine Arts : Department of Visual Arts
The department offers an undergraduate program leading to the degree of BFA, Visual Arts Honours or Visual Arts Major. A Visual Arts Minor is also offered. A portfolio is not required for a Visual Arts Minor. In addition, students may complete a BFA or BSc combined degree program in Visual Arts and Computer Science. The department also offers a two-year graduate program leading to an MFA in Visual Arts.
Transfer applicants from other faculties should complete the usual procedures for re-registration as specified here. Portfolio and questionnaire submissions are the same for all applicants as described above.
6 of ART 201 - 242, 261 - 272
Students must normally complete 31.5 units of department offerings as specified below. At least 21 units must be chosen from outside the Department of Visual Arts, including 6 units of Art History and Visual Studies (AHVS) or 4.5 units of Art History and Visual Studies and 1.5 units of ART 151. Of the total 60 units, at least 21 must be chosen from courses numbered 300 or above.
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**The required 6 units of Art History and Visual Studies or 4.5 units of Art History and Visual Studies and 1.5 units of ART 151 may be elected at any time during the four years; however students are strongly advised to complete 3 of those 6 units in their first or second year. It is strongly advised that 3 of the total 6 units be AHVS 362A, Modern Art in Europe and North America: 1900 to 1945 and AHVS362B, Art in Europe and North America: 1945 to Today.
ART 300 - 495
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. Recommend ART 306 or 395: if neither of these taken, students must take CSC 497 as part of these 6.0 units.