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University of Calgary Calendar 2018-2019 Faculty of Arts 4. Program Details 4.8 Art 4.8.3 BA in Art History
4.8.3 BA in Art History


Students must adhere to the applicable Faculty of Arts requirements in 3.4 Graduation.


Students must successfully complete a minimum of 42 units (7.0 full-course equivalents) and a maximum of 60 (10.0 full-course equivalents) in the Field of Art History while fulfilling the following requirements:

  1. Core Courses:

    a. 15 units (2.5 full-course equivalents) Art History 201, 203, 211, 431, 511.

    b. 3 units (0.5 full-course equivalent) Art History 331 or 333.

  2. Art History: 12 units (2.0 full-course equivalents) in courses labelled Art History.

  3. Field of Art History Options: 12 units (2.0 full-course equivalents) in courses from the Field of Art History.


  1. English: 6 units (1.0 full-course equivalent) in English.

  2. Arts: 6 units (1.0 full-course equivalent) in courses labelled Art.

Note: It is recommended that students take at least 3 units (0.5 full-course equivalent) in a language other than English.