University of Waterloo

Fine Arts - Visual Culture

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Program Information

School:University of Waterloo
Faculty:Faculty of Arts
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study:Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Description:Got a bent for critique? Choose a major in Visual Culture, where you'll focus on analysis and theory as you delve into the history, culture, and impact of visual arts. It?s excellent preparation for a career as an art historian, educator, librarian, or gallery/museum administrator. You can even gain practical experience with a 36-hour internship at a local arts institution, or by choosing co-op with your degree.

Through Waterloo's co-op program, you'll earn money, have access to North America's largest selection of co-op jobs, and graduate with up to 2 years of valuable work experience.
URL:Fine Arts - Visual Culture at University of Waterloo
Length:5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $8,000
International: $43,000
Careers:Conservators

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*80 to 83
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English (ENG4U) 

  • A minimum final grade of 70% is required in the prerequisite Grade 12 English course.
  • Ontario students need six Grade 12 U and/or M courses.

Additional Admission Requirements:
    Not an Ontario high school student?

    We'll accept equivalent courses from other provinces and systems of study. Visit Waterloo's website to view the specific requirements for your province or country.

    If your first language is not English, please refer to our English language requirements and eligible tests.

    * 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 20, 2021

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