Visual Studies

Expand your creative horizons through engaging with a wide array of studio art practices. Our Visual Studies program offers you a focused experience in creative research to support your artistic and intellectual development.

UCalgary Department of Art and Art History Visual Studies

Put your education to work

As a Visual Studies graduate, you'll be prepared for career opportunities in areas such as the non-profit sector, public museums and private art galleries, commercial photography or design, art gallery assistant or technician and interior design. A Visual Studies degree can also be used as a stepping-stone to graduate studies in visual art or another professional degree such as architecture, design, art therapy, or education.

Degrees offered

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Degree requirements

BFA in Visual Studies
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BFA Honours in Visual Studies
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Concurrent BFA/BEd in Visual Studies and Education
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