Courses

Our electives are designed to enliven your degree, regardless of area of study. We offer dozens of courses—all of which are open to students in any department. Whether you are a pop culture enthusiast, passionate about art and museums, or wanting to dip back further in history, we have something to offer you. 

We live in an increasingly visual world. From fashion and advertising to film, graffiti and digital culture itself, our courses will keep you in sync with society.

AHVS Undergraduate Learning Outcomes

AHVS Areas of Study for Honours & Majors Students

Program Planning Worksheet

 

As our course selection varies from year to year, here are the courses currently being offered in the 2020/21 academic year. 

Please note all AHVS courses will be taught fully online for the summer 2021 term using Course Spaces. The university has put together an essential website with many resources: Learn Anywhere We strongly encourage you to take the time to review the information available on this site. All AHVS courses will still take place during their scheduled days and times as noted in the Time Table to avoid time conflicts.

 

Summer 2021

Course Title Schedule Instructor

AHVS 300A CRN 32797

Masterpieces of Art and Architecture

M,T,W,R,F 

10:30-12:20

10-May to 2-Jun

Dennine Dudley

AHVS 355A  CRN 32798

Old Kingdom Arts of Egypt

M,T,W,R,F

12:30-2:20

10-May to 2-Jun

 

Dennine Dudley

AHVS 364 A01

CRN 32799

Documentary Film

M,T,W,R,F

2:30-4:20

10-May to 2-Jun

Mitchell Parry

AHVS 370F A02

CRN 33065

Apocalyptic Themes in Cinema

M,T,W,R,F

2:30-4:20

3-Jun to 25-Jun

Mitchell Parry

 

Spring 2021 

Course Title Schedule Instructor

AHVS 121

CRN 20043

Understanding Visual Communication

M, R

3:30-4:20

Dennine Dudley

AHVS 202

CRN 20049

Confronting the Object

T

1:30-4:20

AHVS 223

CRN 20050

Intro to Western Architecture

T, W, F

10:30-11:20

Menno Hubregtse

AHVS 260

CRN 20051

Modern and Contemporary Art Icons

M, R

11:30-12:50

Melissa Berry

AHVS 295B

CRN 20052

Intro to Film Studies

T

2:30-5:20

Mitch Parry

AHVS 310A

CRN 20057

Making Art History

M, R

11:30-12:50

Dennine Dudley

AHVS 311B

CRN 20058

Looking and the History of Perception

M, W, F

2:30-3:20

Catherine Harding

AHVS 311E

CRN 20059

History of Video Games

R

2:30-5:20

AHVS 341C

CRN 20061

Michelangelo and Leonardo

T, W, F

11:30-12:50

Catherine Harding

AHVS 342A

CRN 20062

Baroque Art in Italy

M, R

1:00-2:20

Erin Campbell

AHVS 351A

CRN 20063

Painting in Medieval Islam

T, W, F

9:30-10:20

AHVS 362B

CRN 20064

Art in Europe and North America, 1945 to present

T, R

4:30-5:50

Allan Antliff

AHVS 362C

CRN 20065

Critical Issues in Contemporary Art

M, R

1:00-2:20

Allan Antliff

AHVS 363

CRN 20066

The Cinema and Modern Art Movements

W

2:30-5:20

Mitch Parry

AHVS 365

CRN 20067

Experimental Film

M, R

10:00-11:20

Lianne McLarty

AHVS 370C

CRN 20068

Horror Cinema

M, R

1:00-2:20

Lianne McLarty

AHVS 370D

CRN 20069

Canadian Cinema

M

4:30-7:20

AHVS 381C

CRN 20070

Contemporary Global Art

T, W, F

12:30-1:20

Menno Hubregtse

AHVS 447

CRN 20072

Seminar in Early Modern Art 1500-1750: New Perspectives on the Home

M, R

10:00-11:20

Erin Campbell

 

 

Summer 2021

Course Title Schedule Instructor

AHVS 598

A01 31558

A02 31559

Research Paper

AHVS 693

A01 31560

A02 31561

Candidacy

AHVS 699

A01 31562

A02 31563

Dissertation

 

Spring 2021

Course Title Schedule Instructor

AHVS 509

CRN 20074

Workshop in Art Historical Writing

M, R

11:30-12:50

Marcus Milwright

AHVS 545

CRN 20075

Seminar in Early Modern Art c 1500-1750

M, R

10:00-11:20

Erin Campbell

AHVS 598

A01 20076

A02 20077

Research Paper

AHVS 609

CRN 20078

Workshop in Art Historical Writing

M, R

10:00-11:20

Marcus Milwright

AHVS 693

A01 20079

A02 20080

Candidacy

AHVS 699

A01 20081

A02 20082

Dissertation

 

Summer 2021

Please email  to register for these courses.  Permission of the department is required for registration in this section.

Course Title CRN Instructor

AHVS 489C

Determining Significance of  Heritage Resources 32974 Sean Fraser

AHVS 488W

Community Engagement/Social Change 32973 Candace Matelic

AHVS 491B

Practicum in Cultural Resource Management

A01

31556

Maxine Reitsma

AHVS 491B

Practicum in Cultural Resource Management

A02 31557

Maxine Reitsma

Spring 2021

Please email  to register for these courses.  Permission of the department is required for registration in this section.

Course Title CRN Instructor
AHVS 486B Museum Principles and Practices II 23472
AHVS 487A Heritage Resource Management 23473 Chris Wiebe
AHVS 488D Caring for Museum Collections 23474 Susan Maltby
AHVS 488S Building Community Relationships 23475 Elizabeth Kidd
AHVS 488X Curatorial Planning and Practice 23476 Richard Gerrard
AHVS 488Y Visitor Experiences 23477 Mary Kay Cunningham
AHVS 491B Practicum in Cultural Resource Management 20073 Carolyn Butler-Palmer