AHVS 121

Understanding Visual Communication

Units: 1.5

Hours: 2-0-1

Formerly: HA 121

An examination of the impact of visual imagery on the lives of individuals and communities. Introduces the idea that images constitute a complex system of visual communication, giving essentials of visual analysis and interpretation. Content may include, advertising, branding and the internet, comics, video game imagery and traditional artistic forms.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of AHVS 121, HA 121.

Undergraduate course in Art History and Visual Studies offered by the Department of Art History and Visual Studies in the Faculty of Fine Arts.

Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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