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Visual Arts extended minor

This section specifies the Visual Arts extended minor requirements only. Please refer to the Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Fine Arts section for information on additional requirements. Please check the Bachelor of Arts residency section of the calendar for how many upper-level credits must be completed at UFV in order to graduate with this program.

Lower-level requirements: 21 credits

• Six credits of 100- or 200-level AH courses (see Note 2)
• Six credits chosen from VA 223, 231, 251, 271, or 283
• Six credits chosen from VA 224, 232, 252, 272, or 284
• Any 100- or 200-level VA, AH, FILM, or MACS courses, or IPK 277

Note 1: In order to be eligible to take the required upper-level courses, students must ensure they complete the appropriate lower-level prerequisites.

Note 2: Students completing a double extended minor in Visual Arts and Art History will be permitted to substitute lower-level FILM or MACS course for lower-level AH, if necessary to complete program requirements without duplications.

Upper-level requirements: 16 credits

• Four credits of 300- or 400-level Art History
• Six credits chosen from VA 321, 331, 351, 371, or 383
• Six credits chosen from VA 322, 332, 352, 372, or 384

Note 1: See official course outlines for prerequisites for Directed Study courses.

Note 2: Available studio disciplines are Painting and Drawing, Sculpture, Print Media, Photography, and New Media.


Visual Arts minor

This section specifies the Visual Arts minor requirements only. Please refer to the Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Fine Arts section for information on additional requirements. Please check the Bachelor of Arts residency section of the calendar for how many upper-level credits must be completed at UFV in order to graduate with this program.

Lower-level requirements: 12 credits

12 lower-level credits in Visual Arts, Film, and Art History, including:
• One Art History course
• One Visual Arts course

Upper-level requirements: 15 credits

15 credits in Visual Arts and Art History, including:
• One Art History course, 300-level or above
• One Visual Arts course, 300-level or above

Note 1: In order to be eligible to take the required upper-level courses, students must ensure they complete the appropriate lower-level prerequisites.

Note 2: See official course outlines for prerequisites for Directed Study courses.


Certificate in Extended Studies

The extended studies certificate is designed for students who have baccalaureate degrees, who wish to complete the equivalent of a minor, or extended minor in Visual Arts. For additional information, please see the Certificate in Extended Studies in Visual Arts section.


Course listings

For complete details on courses see the course descriptions section.


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