Academic Calendar - 2019

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2019

Western Main Campus

Honors Specialization HONORS SPECIALIZATION IN ART HISTORY AND MUSEUM STUDIES
Faculty of Arts and Humanities - Visual Arts



Admission Requirements


Completion of first-year requirements with no failures. Students must have an average of at least 70% in 3.0 principal courses, including 1.0 course from either Art History 1640 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 Visual Arts History 1040 or two of the former VAH 1041A/B, the former VAH 1042A/B, the former VAH 1043A/B, the former VAH 1044A/B or the former VAH 1045A/B, with a minimum grade of 60% in each course.

Module/Program Information


Module
9.0 courses:

3.0 courses in Art History at the 2600-level or the former Visual Arts History at the 2200 level.
0.5 course from: Art History 2600F/G, Studio Art 2600F/G or the former VAH 2241F/G.
1.5 courses from: Museum and Curatorial Studies 2610F/G or the former VAH 2296F/G or the former VAH 3386F/G, Museum and Curatorial Studies 2620F/G or the former VAH 2292F/G, Museum and Curatorial Studies 3610F/G or the former VAH 3384F/G, Museum and Curatorial Studies 3620A/B/Y or the former VAH 3383A/B/Y or the former VAS 3383A/B/Y, Museum and Curatorial Studies 3686F/G, Museum and Curatorial Studies 3689E.
1.0 courses in Art History at the 3600-level or the former Visual Arts History at the 3300 level.
0.5 course from: Museum and Curatorial Studies 4684A/B/Y, Art History 4682A/B or the former VAH 44966A/B/Y or the former VAS 4496A/B/Y, or the former VAH 4490A/B.
0.5 course: Art History 4600F/G/Z.
1.0 course in Art History at the 4600-level or the former Visual Arts History at the 4400 level.
1.0 additional course in Art History or Museum and Curatorial Studies at the 2600-level or above or Art History 4686F/G, Art History 4689E, Museum and Curatorial Studies 4605E, Museum and Curatorial Studies 4686F/G, Museum and Curatorial Studies 4689E, or the former Visual Arts History at the 2200-level or above.

Notes:

  • A minimum of 1.0 Art History course or the former Visual Arts History course must be in the 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 Visual Arts History 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, Classical Studies 3555E or Classical Studies 3500F/G.
  • Generally, no more than 1.0 internship course(s) can be counted towards modular requirements.
  • 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.