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Honours Fine Arts - Studio Practice
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Continuation in this academic plan requires a cumulative minimum overall average of 60% and a cumulative minimum Fine Arts major average of 70%.

Eligibility for graduation in the Honours Fine Arts - Studio Practice academic plan includes successful completion of the following requirements:

  1. Appropriate Program-level requirements. See Bachelor of Arts Degree Requirements.
  2. Fine Arts Plan-level requirements:


  1. Some FINE courses, many at the 300-level, are 0.25 units in weight.
  2. Admission to the Honours Fine Arts - Studio Practice academic plans is by consent of the department at the end of the 1B term.
  3. Admission to 200-level studio courses is by successful completion of FINE 100 and by submission and approval of portfolio of work done in studio courses.
  4. In order to be admitted to the 300-level studio courses, students must have successfully completed FINE 319 and at least four 200-level FINE studio courses; have a minimum cumulative Fine Arts major average of at least 65%; and be registered in their 3A term or higher. 
  5. No one course may fulfil more than one requirement within any Fine Arts plan.
  6. The Department of Fine Arts reminds students that advising is a partnership between the advisor and the student. Ultimately students should read the calendar very carefully and are responsible for appropriate progress toward their educational goals.

Arts and Business Co-op and Regular

Students may combine the Honours Fine Arts - Studio Practice academic plan with Arts and Business. In addition to the Honours Fine Arts - Studio Practice requirements, students must also complete the Arts and Business requirements.

Honours Double majors

Honours Fine Arts - Studio Practice may be taken in combination with most Arts majors in which an Honours major is offered or with many Honours majors in other faculties. For further information, see the Double majors section of Available Arts Academic Plans.

Intensive Studio Specialization

In combination with the Honours Fine Arts - Studio Practice plan-level requirements listed above, students interested in pursuing the Intensive Studio Specialization will be required to fulfil the following requirements:


  1. The Intensive Studio Specialization is only open to students majoring in an Honours Fine Arts - Studio Practice academic plan.
  2. Students must achieve a cumulative major average of at least 75% in all Fine Arts courses counted towards their Honours Fine Arts major.
  3. Students who have completed courses towards this specialization but are not able to sustain the required 75% major average but are still eligible for Honours standing will normally be allowed to continue in the Honours Fine Arts - Studio Practice major but without the specialization.
  4. Admission to the Honours Intensive Studio Specialization is determined by:
    • a cumulative Fine Arts everage of at least 75%;
    • a grade of at least 75% in each 300-level studio course.


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