Visual Art (BA)

at UBC's

Vancouver Campus

This program is similar to a general liberal arts degree with an emphasis on the practice of visual art. Held in studio environments, visual art classes foster individual creative production and visual literacy in a lively atmosphere of instructor-led debate, discussion, and critique.

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Program Information

  • Campus: Vancouver
  • Faculty: Faculty of Arts
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts
  • 4 yrs Length
  • Yes Co-op Option
  • No Honours Option

The Visual Art program leading to a Bachelor of Art in Visual Arts allows you to select a Major or Minor option. Both BFA and BA develop the creative and intellectual potential of each individual student through the practice and study of drawing, painting, printmaking, photography, sculpture, multimedia, and digital media. The BA combines a focus on visual art practice with a broad range of complementary elective courses, leading to a variety of careers involving the making and understanding of art and visual culture, as well as to post-graduate studies in Art Education.

Campus features

The Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery is the home of the UBC Fine Arts Gallery, and houses the university art collection & archive.

What can you do with this major after graduation?

Program Requirements

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