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University of Calgary Calendar 2022-2023 Faculty of Arts 4. Program Details 4.7 Art and Art History 4.7.2 BFA Honours Visual Studies
4.7.2 BFA Honours Visual Studies

A. FACULTY OF ARTS REQUIREMENTS

Students must adhere to the applicable Faculty of Arts requirements in 3.3.2 Honours Degrees.

B. MAJOR-FIELD REQUIREMENTS

The BFA Honours in Visual Studies requires the successful completion of a minimum of 81 to a maximum of 90 units in Courses Constituting the Field of Art while fulfilling the following requirements:

Core courses 60 units:

  1. Studio Foundations: 12 units
    1. 6 units Art 231, 233
    2. 6 units from courses labelled Art at the 200 level
  2. Art History: 9 units
    1. 3 units from Art History 201 or 203
    2. 6 units Art History 331, 333
  3. Art Lecture and Theory: 21 units Art 301, 327, 329, 397, 399, 401, 499, 599
  4. Art Education: 3 units from Art 309, 342, 344
  5. Advanced Studio: 15 units Art 465, 560, 561, 563

Art and Art History Options 21 units:

  1. 6 units from Courses Constituting the Field of Art at the 300 level
  2. 15 units from courses labelled Art History or Art 421, 438, 445, 455, 475, 485, 501

C. OTHER REQUIREMENTS

D. DEGREE OPTIONS

The BFA Honours in Visual Studies can be taken with Co-operative Education. See section 3.3.8 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).