The Honours degree in Visual Studies is an advanced undergraduate program for students seeking a more focused studio experience, aspiring to careers as practicing and professional artists, or considering further graduate level study in an MFA program. The Honours degree requires students to complete a minimum of an additional 15 units in Courses Constituting the Field of Art beyond the requirements for the general BFA in Visual Studies. A high standard of creative achievement is required for admission, continuation, and completion.
A. FACULTY OF ARTS REQUIREMENTS
Students must adhere to the applicable Faculty of Arts requirements in 3.4 Graduation.
B. MAJOR-FIELD REQUIREMENTS
The BFA Honours in Visual Studies requires the successful completion of a minimum of 87 to a maximum of 96 units in Courses Constituting the Field of Art while fulfilling the following requirements:
60 units from the following required courses:
- 12 units Art 231, 233, 235, 241
- 3 units from Art History 201 or 203
- 6 units Art History 331, 333
- 12 units Art 301, 327, 329, 397, 399
- 9 units Art 401, 465, 499
- 3 units from Art 309, 342, 344
- 15 units Art 560, 561, 563, 599
27 units from the following Art and Art History Options:
C. OTHER REQUIREMENTS
D. DEGREE OPTIONS
The BFA Honours in Visual Studies can be taken with Co-operative Education. See section 3.4.4 Co-operative Education Programs for information and requirements. The BFA Honours in Visual Studies can be taken with a concentration in Art Education (see section 4.7.5).