Academic Calendar - 2019

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2019

Western Main Campus

Faculty of Arts and Humanities - Visual Arts

Admission Requirements

Completion of first year requirements including 1.0 course from either Art History 1640, or the former Visual Arts History 1040 or two of Art History 1641A/B, Art History 1642A/B, Art History 1644A/B, Art History 1646A/B or Art History 1648A/B, or the former VAH 1041A/B, the former VAH 1042A/B, the former VAH 1043A/B, the former VAH 1044A/B and the former VAH 1045A/B, with a minimum grade of 60% in each one.

Module/Program Information

6.0 courses:

3.0 courses in Art History at the 2600-level or the former VAH at the 2200-level.
1.0 courses in Art History at the 3600-level or the former VAH at the 3300-level.
0.5 course: Art History 4600F/G/Z.
0.5 course in Art History at the 4600-level or the former VAH at the 4400-level.
1.0 additional course in Art History or Museum and Curatorial Studies at the 2600-level or above, or the former VAH at the 2200-level or above.


  • A minimum of 1.0 0.5 Art History course or the former VAH course must be in historical eras prior to 1800 or topics in non-Western Art.
  • A maximum of 1.0 Art History course at the 3600-level or the former VAH course at the 3300-level may be substituted with 1.0 of: First Nations Studies 2501F/G, Classical Studies 3520E, Classical Studies 3530E, Classical Studies 3550E, or Classical Studies 3555E.
    Students considering graduate studies in Art History or other Humanities disciplines are strongly encouraged to study a language other than English, during their undergraduate years.
  • This Major may not be combined with any of the Honors Specializations in the Department of Visual Arts.