Major in Fine Arts (BA)
In addition to the program requirements listed below, students must also satisfy the Bachelor of Arts degree requirements, which include regulations on first year and subject maximum and breadth requirements.
Students will need to achieve a minimum 60% average in the 36 credits presented for the Major in Fine Arts.
Students must complete 36 credits in the Major as follows:
|FAVA 1206||Art History I||3 cr.|
|FAVA 1207||Art History II||3 cr.|
In addition, students must chose a stream in Studio Arts or Art History and Visual Studies
|Studio Arts Stream|
|FAVA 1026||Studio Foundations||3 cr.|
|FAVA 1027||Contemporary Studio Practice||3 cr.|
|FAVA 2000 level||Art History and Visual Studies||6 cr.|
|*FAVA 2000 level||Three credits EACH from three of the five following 2000 level Studio Concentrations: Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture and/or Digital||9 cr.|
|FAVA 2000 level||Studio Concentrations or Specialized Studio||3 cr.|
|FAVA 3000 level||Studio||6 cr.|
|Art History and Visual Studies Stream|
|FAVA 2000 level||Art History and Visual Studies||12 cr.|
|FAVA 3000 level||Art History and Visual Studies||6 cr.|
|FAVA 4000 level||Art History and Visual Studies||6 cr.|
|**FAVA Art History and Visual Studies or courses cross-listed with the Art History and Visual Studies Stream||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.
Cross-listed courses may not be counted towards the Studio Arts stream.
**A maximum of six credits of cross-listed courses may be used towards the Art History and Visual Arts stream. The following courses are cross-listed with the Major in Fine Arts-Art History and Visual Studies stream:
ENGL 2605, CLAS 2516, FILM 2006, ESPA 2706, ESPA 2707, FILM 2106, FILM 2206, FILM 2316, FILM 2336, FILM 2337, FILM 3106, GEND 2166, GEND 2217, GEND 2336, GEND 2337, GEND 2306, GEND 3046, INDG 2025, PHIL 2246.
Students may complete an Honours BA double major (Art History and Visual Studies stream ONLY) if they obtain an overall average of 70% in each Major, and complete an additional three credits (minimum) at the 4000 level in each Major. Please refer to the Honours double major degree requirement section for further information.
*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|