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13. FACULTY OF FINE ARTS

13.11 INTERDISCIPLINARY PROGRAMS IN FINE ARTS

The following programs consist of interdisciplinary courses in Fine Arts and courses from different departments and faculties. They offer a unique opportunity for students to study themes and ideas from a variety of perspectives.

13.11.1 BA MAJOR IN ARTS AND CULTURE

NOTE: Effective January 1, 2013, admissions were suspended to the BA Major and Minor in Arts and Culture [§13.11.1] and [§13.11.2]. Students in these programs must complete their requirements by January 1, 2019 as per Faculty regulations [§13.2.1] regarding discontinued programs.



Students must complete 120 credit hours to receive this interdisciplinary degree.

Requirements of the program include:

Credit hours Required Student's record of courses completed
3.0 ARC 200  
3.0 One of FA 300AA-ZZ, FA 301 or 302  
3.0 IDS 400  
3.0 Approved elective. IDS 100 is highly recommended.  
3.0 Two approved electives from the Faculty of Arts*  
3.0  
3.0 Two approved electives from the Faculty of Fine Arts*  
3.0  
3.0 Five approved electives*  
3.0  
3.0  
3.0  
3.0  
Major - 39 credit hours 65% Major GPA required
*At least 9.0 credit hours must be at the 300 or 400 level.
Fine Arts Critical Competencies – 30 credit hours
See §13.9.1.1 complete listing of courses in each category.
3.0

Communication in Writing-2 courses

 
3.0  
3.0

Culture and Society-3 courses

 
3.0  
3.0  
3.0

Natural or Social Sciences-2 courses

 
3.0  
3.0 Research Skills and Methodologies  
3.0

2 Fine Arts courses outside the major

 
3.0  
Open Electives – 51 credit hours
3.0

17 Open Electives A maximum of 14 introductory-level courses is permitted in the BA, refer to 13.9.1.2. Electives may be used to complete optional minors.

 
3.0  
3.0  
3.0  
3.0  
3.0  
3.0  
3.0  
3.0  
3.0  
3.0  
3.0  
3.0  
3.0  
3.0  
3.0  
3.0  
120.0 65% major GPA and PGPA are required for graduation.  


Notes:

  1. Students will need to seek advice from and be approved by the Arts and Culture program coordinator prior to admission.
  2. Students can complete the core requirements of either the Faculty of Arts or the Faculty of Fine arts, depending on the Faculty from which they will be seeking to receive their degree.
  3. Given the interdisciplinary nature of this degree, minors and second majors are strongly encouraged.
  4. No more than two courses used in the major can be used in a minor in another subject.
  5. Students will need to be careful to use their free electives to obtain required prerequisites for the approved elective courses in their major.

 

13.11.2 MINOR IN ARTS AND CULTURE

Credit hours Required Student's record of courses completed
3.0 ARC 200  
3.0 One of FA 300AA-ZZ,or FA 301 or 302  
3.0 Approved elective. IDS 100 is highly recommended.  
3.0 Three approved electives  
3.0  
3.0  
18.0 Total: 65% minor GPA required  


13.11.3 BA FINE ARTS MAJOR, CREATIVE TECHNOLOGIES CONCENTRATION

Credit hours Required Student's record of courses completed
0.0 FA 001 Foundations of University Practices  
Fine Arts Critical Competencies - 30 credit hours
See §13.9.1.1 complete listing of courses in each category.
3.0 Communication in Writing-2 courses  
3.0  
3.0 Culture and Society-2 3 courses
One course must be FA 202 Indigenous Issues in the Arts
 
3.0  
3.0 Natural or Social Sciences-2 courses  
3.0  
3.0 Research Skills and Methodologies  
3.0 Critical Competency Electives; Students must choose an additional 9 credit hours from any of the above areas.  
3.0  
3.0  
Note: Course substitutions in the above categories may be granted by the Dean or Designate.
Concentration Requirements - 36 credit hours
65% is required in area of Concentration
3.0 CTCH 110  
3.0 CTCH 203  
3.0 CTCH 303 or 302  
3.0 ART 280  
3.0 CS 207  
3.0 ENGG 100 or ENGG 123  
3.0 Two CTCH at the 200 Level not including 203  
3.0  
3.0 Two CTCH at the 300 or 400 level. CTCH 402 is recommended.  
3.0  
3.0 Two courses from the following list: CTCH 200, 300 or 400 level, (including CTCH 304, CTCH 305, CTCH 402,) ART 222, Art 223, ART 380, ARTH 222, CS 305, CS 325, CS 327, CS 330 CS 408, CS 409, ENGG 100, #ENGG 123, ENSE 479, FILM 200, FILM 346, MUCO 326, MUCO 327, MUHI 304, THDS 347.  
3.0  
Fine Arts Requirements outside the Concentration - 12 credit hours
9.0 Nine credit hours outside the area of concentration.  
3.0 One FA course or other interdisciplinary Fine Arts course (approved by Dean or Designate).  
Open Electives – 39 credit hours
120.0 PGPA 65% required  


13.11.4 BA FINE ARTS MINOR, CREATIVE TECHNOLOGIES

Credit hours Required Student's record of courses completed
3.0 CTCH 110  
3.0 ART 280 or CS 207  
3.0 CTCH 203  
3.0 1 CTCH course at the 200 or 300 Level  
3.0 1 CTCH course at the 300 or 400 Level  
3.0 1 approved elective from:
ART 223, ART 280, ART 380, CS 270, CS 305, CS 325, CS 327, CS 408, CS 409, ENGG 100, ENGG 123, ENSE 479, MUCO 326, MUCO 327, MUHI 304, THDS 347
 
18.0 Total  


13.11.5 FINE ARTS MINOR IN ARTS ADMINISTRATION

A minor in Arts Administration is only available to Fine Arts majors and must include:

Credit hours Required Student's record of courses completed
3.0 BUS 100  
3.0 BUS 260  
3.0 Two of BUS 210, 250 or BUS 285  
3.0  
3.0 FA 401  
15.0 Total  


13.11.6 GENERAL MINOR IN FINE ARTS

The following minor is available to students outside the Faculty of Fine Arts only:

Credit hours Required Student's record of courses completed
12.0 4 courses from: ART, ARTH, CTCH, FA, FILM, INA, INAH, MU, MUCO, MUHI, MUPE, MUTH, THEA, THAC, THDS, THST.
No more than 6.0 credit hours may be at the 100 level.
3 credit hours must be at the 300-level or above.
 
3.0 1 of FA or CTCH any level  
3.0 1 of FA or CTCH at 300 or 400 level  
18.0 Total