Bachelor of Arts - Art History
Canada, New Brunswick, Sackville
|Study location||Canada, New Brunswick, Sackville|
|Type||Bachelor's Degree, University|
|Nominal duration||4 years|
|Tuition fee||CA$21,660 per year
The fees are for the 2022–2023 academic year and include tuition (CA$19,620), health insurance and ancillary charges.
The fees displayed are estimates only for and are subject to change.
|Registration fee||CA$350 one-time
The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$50) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).
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High School / Secondary Education (or higher)
To be eligible for admission, you must possess a high school diploma including these required courses (or equivalents) with an overall minimum average of 65 percent:
Note: You may be considered for early admission based on your final grade 11 courses. A minimum admissions average of 80% is required for consideration. Visit to learn the country-specific academic requirements.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
For direct admission, you must be from an English speaking country or, you must provide proof of English proficiency in one of the following ways:
Students with the equivalent of IELTS 6.0 may be invited to join the English Academic Bridging program (EAB). Students accepted to the EAB program will join Mount Allison as full-time students, enrolling in three academic courses while taking two English EAB classes per term.
Upon successful completion of the program (duration of one to two academic terms), students may transition to full, unconditional admission at Mount Allison. For more information, visit mta.ca/eab.
Art history is integral to the study of art and visual culture. It provides valuable insight into the history, philosophy, and the humanities in general.
Using an interdisciplinary approach, students are encouraged to examine a broad range of visual, cultural, and critical studies.
Courses in art history at Mount Allison range from an introduction to art and its contexts to more focused examinations of specific time periods, movements, and issues surrounding the visual arts.
You will be able to explore:
- Canadian and Indigenous art
- museum and curatorial studies
- contemporary art
- women and gender in art
- specialist courses in 19th and 20th-century art
Upper year advanced seminars offer you the opportunity to take a more focused and critical approach to topics like:
- modern to postmodernism
- feminism and gender
- museum studies
- museums and education
- collections and collecting
- curating and critical writing
- arts and archives
- independent studies in specialized subjects
- museum and gallery practicums
If you choose to major in art history, you will be encouraged to do an independent study essay on a specific area of interest as part of your degree.
Popular career paths for art history graduates include:
- museum or gallery curator
- art historian
- visual artist
- arts administrator
- museum art director
- art dealer/appraiser
- art therapist
- exhibition designer
- tourism/cultural industry administrator