Jan 25, 2022  
University of Alberta Calendar 2020-2021 
University of Alberta Calendar 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Major in Art and Design [Arts]


Students are expected to have successfully completed prerequisite courses with a minimum averaged grade of B-. Registration may be withheld in cases where the averaged grade in prerequisite courses is below a B-.

Bachelor of Fine Arts and Bachelor of Design students in Art and Design have priority registration in all Art and Design studio courses at the senior level. Registration in remaining spaces is based upon academic performance in required prerequisite courses.

The Department of Art and Design offers areas of concentration in the studio disciplines (Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture, Industrial Design, Visual Communication Design) as well as in the History of Art, Design, and Visual Culture. The program allows for concentration in any of these areas, as well as for different combinations of them. For information relating to courses in Art and Design, consult Course Listings . The Department of Art and Design also offers a BDesign (Bachelor of Design (BDes) ), a BFA degree (Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Art and Design ) and a BA Honors in History of Art, Design, and Visual Culture (above), in addition to graduate programs.

See Bachelor of Arts (BA) .

A major in Art and Design requires a minimum of ★30 to a maximum of ★48 at the senior level, of which at least ★6 must be at the 400-level.

Students who major or minor in Art and Design may not select their other subject of concentration from the Department of Art and Design.

For the degree of BFA in Art and Design, see Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Art and Design .

For the degree of BDes, see Bachelor of Design (BDes) .