2007-2008 University of Guelph Undergraduate Calendar

X. Degree Programs

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

Museum Studies (MS)

School of Fine Art and Music

The Minor program in Museum Studies offers an introduction to museum culture from both theoretical and practical perspectives. Courses in the program cover the history of museums, examination of assumptions that have guided the collecting and classifying of visual culture, and consideration of how these institutions serve the needs of national and group identity construction.

This program of study is designed as a complement to a significant number of Major specializations, suitable for any student wishing to broaden their knowledge beyond their Major area of study.

Minor (Honours Program)

(May not be taken in combination with Art History Honours Major).

A minimum of 5.00 credits is required, including:

  1. ARTH*1220 [0.50] The Visual Arts Today
    ARTH*1510 [0.50] Art Historical Studies I
    ARTH*1520 [0.50] Art Historical Studies II
  2. 3.50 additional credits in Art History including:

    ARTH*2120 [0.50] Introduction to Museology
    ARTH*2480 [0.50] Introduction to Art Theory and Criticism
    ARTH*3220 [0.50] Nationalism and Identity in Art
    ARTH*3330 [0.50] Display: Visual Culture in Western Europe
    ARTH*4620 [0.50] Museum Studies