University of Calgary - Department of Art and Art History

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Bachelor of Art in Art History (BA)

University of Calgary - Department of Art and Art History

Faculty:Department of Art and Art History
Field of Study:Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
Fine/Studio Arts, General
History Teacher Education
Length:4 Year(s)
Careers:ArtistsArtisans and CraftspersonsConservators


Develop your critical writing and research skills in historical and contemporary visual culture. This program deepens your knowledge of artistic approaches and theories across culture and time.

The Art History program prepares you for careers in the non-profit sector, public museums and private art galleries. You can also use this degree as a stepping-stone to graduate studies or another professional degree.


Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75
These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    • English Language Arts 30-1
    • 3 approved courses
    • An approved course or option

    Only one of Art, Dance, Drama or Music can be used in calculating the admission average

    Equivalent International Baccalaureate (IB), Advanced Placement (AP) courses or previously completed SAT2 subject tests are accepted.

    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) or DuoLingo or Pearson Test of English (Academic) or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on November 30, 2021