Fall 2020 Courses in AHVA

On May 11, President Santa J. Ono announced that the majority of UBC classes in term 1 (September to December 2020) will be offered online. Read the full announcement.

The Department of Art History, Visual Art and Theory will offer most courses online in term 1. Details for individual programs are noted below.

Undergraduate Courses

ARTH (Art History) Courses

All undergraduate ARTH courses in term 1 will be completely online.

Instructors are currently determining whether online courses will be synchronous (i.e., “real time”), asynchronous, or a combination thereof. These details will be posted in the individual course notes in the online schedule as they become available.

VISA (Visual Art) Courses

Most VISA courses in term 1 will be online. The department is looking at ways to offer in-person options for students in certain VISA courses in term 1, unless noted in the list below.

At this time, we can confirm that the following courses will be offered online in term 1:

  • VISA 110: Foundation Studio: Digital Media
  • VISA 180: Foundation Studio: Approaches to Media
  • VISA 183: Foundation Studio: Ideas as Practice I
  • VISA 210: Digital Arts
  • VISA 241: Digital Photography
  • VISA 280: Contemporary Art: Ideas as Practice II
  • VISA 310: Intermediate Digital Arts I
  • VISA 320: Intermediate Drawing I
  • VISA 340: Intermediate Photography I
  • VISA 390: Performance Art
  • VISA 401A: Advanced Open Studio (with Gareth James)
  • VISA 401C: Advanced Open Studio (with Jeneen Frei Njootli)
  • VISA 401D: Advanced Open Studio (with Christine D’Onofrio)
  • VISA 480: Advanced Seminar I

Instructors are currently determining whether online courses will be synchronous (i.e., “real time”), asynchronous, or a combination thereof. These details will be posted in the individual course notes in the online schedule as they become available.

Graduate Courses

TBC.

This page will be updated as more information becomes available.

Last updated: June 11, 2020