Program Information

School: Queen’s University
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Description: Art History courses offer students a unique opportunity to develop the essential skill of visual literacy — learning to look carefully and think critically about the visual images and material objects that surround us. Encompassing global art traditions from prehistory to the present, art history courses introduce students to a range of interdisciplinary methods, topics and media. We explore how visual and material culture shapes human society across time and around the world.

Queen’s Art History students can take advantage of experiental learning seminars in Venice, Italy, art and architecture courses at our 15th Centure Castle in England, and museum practicum courses at the Agnes Etherington Art Centre on campus, home to The Bader Colleciton of European art as well as contemporary, indigenous, African, and Canadian collections. Through field trips, interships, and other activites in and out of the classroom, students gain first-hand experience in analyzing and interpreting works of art and architecture. These writing and presentation skills will prepare you for careers in museums and archives, heritage preservation and tourism, art business, and art law and policy.

URL: Art History at Queen’s University
Length: 3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $39,247

For more information about tuition fees, please visit: http://www.queensu.ca/registrar/sites/webpublish.queensu.ca.uregwww/files/files/Tuition_2017_2018_UG_Domestic.pdf

Careers: Conservators

Admission Requirements

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

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

  •  Grade12 English (ENG4U) 

Applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent.

Test Scores:

  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88]