ART 490

Directed Studies

Units: 1.5 or 3.0

This course is for advanced students who have a shared field of interest with a particular instructor. Students are expected to have a well-developed proposal prepared in order to apply to an instructor for supervision.


  • May be taken more than once for credit in different topics to a maximum of 3 units.
  • Students who have completed 6 units of credit in the specialized area of study (at least 3 units of which must be at the third-year level) may request permission to register in the course.
  • It is the expectation that, as well as the weekly conference time with their adviser, students will spend a minimum of 3 hours per week in the studio.
  • Students may not take a third-year course and a directed studies with the same instructor in the same discipline in the same year.


  • Declared Honours or Major in Visual Arts; and
  • permission of the department.

Undergraduate course in Visual Arts offered by the Department of Visual Arts 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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