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ART HISTORY (3.0 credits) 

The Postgraduate Certificate in Art History is an ideal program for students planning to pursue careers in studio practice either in Art or Design. More specifically, it would be an important addition for students who wish to pursue graduate studies either in art history and theory, or in areas such as arts administration or teaching. The Art History Postgraduate Certificate includes a wide range of historical and contemporary art history courses. Students may choose to focus on specific areas, such as contemporary art history (20th century), European art history, global art history (non-Western) or on issues in criticism and theory.

I. Required Core Course

VISA 2B07 History of Modern Art *see note below

Plus take five courses from the list below, including three courses at the 300/400 level:

II. Elective Courses

ABVC 2B01 The Story of Us: Aboriginal Peoples of the Americas

HUMN 4B01 Modernism: Critical Perspectives

HUMN 4B18 Postmodernism: Critical Perspectives

VISA 2B07 History of Modern Art

VISA 2B11 Reclaiming Indigenous Voice and Vision (not offered 2011-2012)

VISA 2B13 History of Photography

VISA 2B19 Art of Europe: The Northern Renaissance (not offered 2011-2012)

VISA 2B31 History of Printing & Printmaking

VISA 2B32 Canadian Art: The Modern Era

VISA 2B33 Art of Europe: Greek to Gothic

VISA 2B35 Art of Europe: Renaissance to Impressionism (not offered 2011-2012)

VISA 3B03 Contemporary Canadian Art

VISA 3B05 Dada and Surrealism

VISA 3B06 Art of the African Diaspora (not offered 2011-2012)

VISA 3B07 Art of the Italian Renaissance

VISA 3B08 Art of Europe: Baroque and Rococo (not offered 2011-2012)

VISA 3B09 Art after Modern Art: Conceptual Practices (not offered 2011-2012)

VISA 3B13 Studies in Italian Art History I

VISA 3B14 Studies in Italian Art History II

VISA 3B15 Studies in Nineteenth Century Art: Goya to Courbet (not offered 2011-2012)

VISA 3B26 Studies in 19th Century Art: Impressionism and Post-Impressionism

VISA 3B28 Latin American Art: Indigenous and Hybrid Cultures

VISA 3B30 Contemporary East Asian Art

VISA 3B37 The History and Theory of Art Criticism

VISA 3B42 Critical Issues & Ideas in Contemporary First Nations Art

VISA 3B43 Into the 21st Century: Photographic Practices, Theory and Criticism

VISA 3B44 South Asian Art and Culture: Vision of the Sacred (not offered 2011-2012)

VISA 3B45 South Asian Art and Culture: Multiple Modernisms

VISA 3B47 Art & Fashion

VISA 4B02 Performance and Performativity

VISA 4B08 Post-War European Art (not offered 2011-2012)

VISA 4B10 The Politics of Painting: Modern Art & Revolution (not offered 2011-2012)

VISA 4B11 Improvisational Music and the Visual Arts in the Late 20th Century

VISA 4B12 Modern Korean Art and Society (not offered 2011-2012)

VISA 4B13 Modern Mexican Art (not offered 2011-2012)

VISC 4B16 Queer Theory: Sexuality and Representation (not offered 2011-2012)

VISA 4B17 Reading Images of Aboriginal People (not offered 2011-2012)

VISD 4B19 Contemporary Studies in Architecture and Design

VISA 4B20 The Senses in Artistic Practice (not offered 2011-2012)

VISA 4B21 Arts and Cultures of Asia and Oceania (not offered 2011-2012)

VISD 4B23 The Classical Tradition and its Legacies (not offered 2011-2012)

Special Topic liberal studies courses upon approval by Associate Deans in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences.

* Note: Alumni with a BFA in Criticism & Curatorial Practice may not take Art History as a Postgraduate Certificate.

Last Modified:1/24/2012 12:57:29 PM