Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours)
Bachelor of Fine Arts
In addition to the program requirements listed below students must also satisfy the Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours) degree requirements, including regulations on first year and subject maximum and breadth requirements. Please refer to the Degree Requirement section for further information.
Students must achieve a minimum Honours program average of 70%.
No more than 9 credits in any single 2000 level studio concentration may be counted towards the degree requirements.
Students must successfully complete a Portfolio Assessment in the year prior to their final year of study in order to be admitted to the fourth/final year of the BFA (Studio Arts stream). The annual deadline for portfolio submissions is March 1st. If March 1st falls on a weekend or holiday, the deadline will be the next business day. Contact the department for further details.
Students must complete 120 credits with a minimum of 78 credits in Fine Arts as follows:
|FAVA 1026||Studio Foundations||3 cr.|
|FAVA 1027||Contemporary Studio Practice||3 cr.|
|FAVA 1206||Art History I||3 cr.|
|FAVA 1207||Art History II||3 cr.|
|FAVA 2000 level||Art History and Visual Studies||6 cr.|
|*FAVA 2000 level||Three credits from each of the five following 2000 level Studio Concentrations: Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture and Digital||15 cr.|
|FAVA 2000 level||Studio Concentrations or Specialized Studio||12 cr.|
|FAVA 3046||Critical Theories of Art History and Visual Studies||3 cr.|
|3000 level||Art History and Visual Studies||3 cr.|
|3000 level||Studio||15 cr.|
|4000 level||Art History and Visual Studies||6 cr.|
|FAVA 4125||Directed Studio Research and Professional Practice||6 cr.|
Breadth Requirements and Electives:
|ACAD 1601||3 cr.|
|Social Science and/or Professional Studies||6 cr.|
In addition to the introductory 1000 level courses, students are encouraged to take 2000 level studio courses during their first year of study. The department recommends that students take no more than nine credits of studio per term.
*Studio Groupings. Each course represents three credits.
|FAVA 2006||Observational Drawing|
|FAVA 2007||Expressive Drawing|
|FAVA 2086||Drawing from Life|
|FAVA 2406||Drawing: Image and Ideation|
|FAVA 2026||Painting: Historical Methods and Materials|
|FAVA 2027||Painting: Contemporary Methods and Materials|
|FAVA 2407||Painting: Memory, Imagination, and Narrative|
|FAVA 2126||Printmaking: Screenprinting|
|FAVA 2127||Printmaking: Lithography|
|FAVA 2226||Printmaking: Intaglio|
|FAVA 2227||Printmaking: Relief|
|FAVA 2046||Sculpture: Modelling and Replication|
|FAVA 2416||Sculpture: Carving and Reduction|
|FAVA 2417||Sculpture: Material and Structure|
|FAVA 2426||Digital Photography|
|FAVA 2427||Video and Time-Based Media|
|Other: Specialized Studio|
|FAVA 2506||Figure Study|
|FAVA 2507||Art Abroad|
|FAVA 2516||Community Based Practice|