What will I learn?

About

Study the histories of the visual arts which include photography, sculpture, painting, architecture, video, performances, installation, film, and digital imaging, among other media.

What you will learn

In addition to studying more traditional art history such as Renaissance and Baroque art you will be exposed to such areas as First People's Art History; Postcolonial Issues in Contemporary Canadian Art; Art of the Internet; Contemporary Performance Art Theory and Praxis; and Studies in Visual Culture. You will learn how visual forms from painting to film to the Internet and popular media, produce meaning in contemporary everyday life.

Careers

You will be prepared for rewarding careers in both traditional and modern fields of art and art history.

  • Museum/gallery curator or director
  • Estate appraiser
  • Art buyer/consultant
  • Art therapist
  • Art educator
  • Arts writer
  • Art critic
  • Art/cultural historian/theorist
  • Arts administrator
  • Restoration specialist
  • Visual and design assistant

Which department am I in?

College of Arts and Science

Study options

Online/Distance (Three or four year degree)

Tuition fees
CAD$18,040.00 (US$ 14,140) per year
Start date

Expected January, September 2021

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students are required to complete high school. Required grade average. IELTS (Academic) - Overall Band Score: 6.5, With minimum individual scores of Reading: 6?, ?Listening: 6, ?Speaking: 6, ?Writing: 6; TOEFL - Internet Based: 86, With minimum individual scores of Reading: 19, Listening: 19, Speaking: 19?, Writing: 19?; CanTEST - 4.5, With minimum individual scores of Reading: 4.5?. Listening: 4.5?, Speaking: 4, Writing: 4?; CAEL - 70, With minimum individual scores of Reading: 60, Listening: 60?, ?Speaking: 60, Writing: 60; MELAB – 85, With minimum individual scores of Reading: 80, Listening: 80, Speaking: >=3, Writing: 80; PTE Academic - Overall score of 63, With minimum individual skills scores of Reading: 59, Listening: 59, Speaking: 59, Writing: 59; Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) - C with 65 score

For international students

Students are required to complete high school education (or equivalent) from the respective overseas country to eligible for early admission. For more details about grade average/specific admission criteria, please visit the university site.

IELTS (Academic) - Overall Band Score: 6.5

With minimum individual scores of Reading: 6, Listening: 6, Speaking: 6, Writing: 6.

TOEFL (institutional TOEFL not accepted) - Internet Based: 86

With minimum individual scores of Reading: 19, Listening: 19, Speaking: 19, Writing: 19.

CanTEST - 4.5

With minimum individual scores of Reading: 4.5. Listening: 4.5, Speaking: 4, Writing: 4.

CAEL - 70

With minimum individual scores of Reading: 60, Listening: 60, Speaking: 60, Writing: 60.

MELAB - 85

With minimum individual scores of Reading: 80, Listening: 80, Speaking: >=3, Writing: 80.

PTE Academic - Overall score of 63

With minimum individual skills scores of Reading: 59, Listening: 59, Speaking: 59, Writing: 59.

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) - C with 65 score

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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