Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours)

Bachelor of Fine Arts

Graduation Requirements:

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.

Program Requirements:

Students must achieve a minimum Honours program average of 70%.

Students must successfully complete a Portfolio Assessment in the year prior to their final year of study to be admitted to the fourth / final year of the BFA (Studio Arts stream). The annual deadline for portfolio submissions is April 1st. If April 1st falls on a weekend or holiday, the deadline will be the next business day. Contact the department Chair for further details.

Students must complete 120 credits with a minimum of 60 credits in Fine arts as follows:

FAVA 1026 Studio Foundations 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: FAVA 2126, FAVA 2226, or FAVA 2227 3 cr.
FAVA 2000 level  Three credits from: FAVA 2046, FAVA 2416, FAVA 2417, or FAVA 2467 3 cr.
FAVA 2000 level  Studio 21 cr.
FAVA 3006 Renaissance(s): Art and the Global Encounter 3 cr.
FAVA 3000 level Three credits from: FAVA 3346 or FAVA 3356 3 cr.
FAVA 3236 Advanced 2D Studio 3 cr.
FAVA 3336 Advanced 3D Studio and Expanded Media 3 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.
Science 6 cr.
Electives 45 cr.


In addition to the introductory 1000 level courses, students are encouraged to take 2000 level studio courses during their first year of study. 




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