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Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design

Art and Art History (Honours Bachelor of Arts)

Discover the world of art—and the art within you

This degree program is offered in partnership with the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM). Application for admission to the program must be made to UTM through the Ontario Universities Application Centre. This program has a September start date.

Career Opportunities

This program provides a flexible base for a range of careers. Many graduates pursue teaching at the primary, secondary, or post-secondary level; others take graduate studies in studio art, art history, architecture, conservation, museum studies or other fields, leading to an MFA, MA or PhD.

With its strong art history component, this program can lead to administrative, curatorial or teaching roles in museums and galleries, or work in art criticism and journalism. Graduates have also worked in commercial art, such as graphic design and photography.

Here are some jobs you might find:

  • Visual Artist
  • Professor of Studio Art, Art History or Theory
  • Primary or Secondary School Art Teacher
  • Gallery Director, Curator, Educator or Conservator
  • Illustrator or Graphic Designer
  • Art Critic, Writer or Editor
  • Architect or Landscape Architect
  • Arts Communications/Marketer Specialist