Art History

Using diverse approaches and theories, art is critically analysed in the larger social, cultural, economic, institutional, and ideological context of its production, display, and reception. As students engage with works of art and key texts in art history, theory, criticism, they develop visual as well as verbal and written literacy. Art History fosters creative and critical thinking, inquiry, analysis, and effective communication skills.

In its cross-disciplinary reach, Art History is a unique and wide-ranging discipline that encompasses aspects of history, philosophy, religion, psychology, sociology, gender studies, and cultural studies. Cross-listed courses with the departments of Classical Studies, Sociology, and History are offered to broaden the students’ conceptual horizons.


Total Duration: 8 Semesters (4 years)

Number of Credits: 60 credit hours

Tuition fee: 16,375 C$/ Year

Application Fee: 100 C$


Admission Requirements: 

  • Eighteen (18) years of age or older

  • High School Diploma with Minimum CGPA 75%

  • Proof of English proficiency (Minimum IELTS overall band score: 6.5 - TOEFL IBT: 90)


Required Documents:

  • Copy of high school transcript, including mid-term course grades if available
  • Copy of personal identification document(s). 


Visa Process:

This important stage can be done either by yourself or an Immigration Lawyer (or an ICCRC Member). In both ways, STAR can help you out! 


Certificate of Acceptance of Quebec (CAQ): Required

Study Permit: Required 

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* Note: All documents must be translated in English or French


Career Prospects

Art History students have gone on to graduate programs in art history, museum studies, architecture, art conservation and restoration, and arts administration. Some now work in art galleries and auction houses, others as art appraisers, freelance art critics/writers, independent curators, and university teachers.

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