Bishop's University

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Art History and Theory

Bishop's University

Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $4,568
National: $10,699
International: $28,771

Cost estimate is per 30 credits. Please note that a “typical” course will be worth 3 credits and that most students will take 5 courses per semester for a total of 30 credits over one academic year (September to April). Bishop’s also offers a condensed Spring session (May and June).



Students can choose to focus on period-based, thematic or theory-based courses in art history. Students enrolled in the Honours Art History and Theory program must successfully complete 60 credits comprising 42 credits (14 courses) in art history or FIN cross-listed and cognate courses, and 18 credits (6 courses) in studio courses (FIS). Students can apply to the Honours Program anytime after the completion of 15 credits in art history courses. The 60 credits required for the Honours degree must include: FIH100 The Art of Viewing: Introduction to Art History; FIH102 Survey of Western Art II: Renaissance to Modern; 12 credits (4 courses) in 200 level courses in art history (FIH); 9 credits (3 courses) in 300 level courses in art history (FIH); sny 6 credits (2 courses) in art history courses; 9 credits (3 courses) elective in FIH and FIN cross-listed or cognate courses to be selected in consultation with the Art History and Theory program chair; and 18 credits in studio arts (FIS)


Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*80
These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
Students applying to Bishop’s are expected to have graduated from CEGEP, obtained their DEC and maintained a minimum CRC-score of 23.

* 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 August 06, 2022