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The Faculty of Arts > Bachelor of Fine Arts > Degree Program Options

Students may apply to enter the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree and one of the degree program options listed below; see Admission and Transfer for more information.

Students may change their program without penalty throughout their degree, but must complete at least one Major or Honours program prior to graduation. A maximum of two specializations is permitted. Students are responsible for ensuring they meet all degree and program requirements.

1Note that students completing a B.F.A. Major/Honours in Creative Writing, Theatre or Visual Arts may not also complete a B.A. Minor in the same discipline.

Students are also invited to consider the following programs:

Major Program

Completion of a Major requires at least 42 credits in one field of study. The following requirements must also be met:

Double Major Program

Completion of a Double Major requires at least 39 credits in each of the two fields of study. The following requirements must also be met:

Note: Double majors in some BFA programs will require more than 120 credits.

Honours Program

Completion of Honours requires at least 60 credits in one field of study. The following requirements must also be met:

Double Honours Program

Completion of a Double Honours requires at least 60 credits in each of the two fields of study, so will normally require more than 120 total credits for the degree. The following requirements must also be met:

Addition of a Minor Program

Students completing a single specialization (Major or Honours) may also choose to complete a Minor. Completion of a Minor requires between 18 and 36 credits in addition to the requirements for the primary specialization. The following requirements must also be met:

1All courses normally accepted or designated as applicable towards a specialization in a field of study, including cross-listed courses, are deemed to be within that field of study. This remains true even when the course credit is not actually applied to that specialization (i.e. is taken as elective credit).
2A maximum of 9 credits from courses numbered 300 and higher may be double-counted between the two Majors. Regardless of double-counting, students must complete 60 upper-level credits for the degree. See Credit Requirements and Regulations.
3For Honours specializations that exceed 90 credits, the Outside requirement will be reduced to accommodate the degree within 120 total credits.
4A maximum of 12 credits from courses numbered 300 and higher may be double-counted between the two Honours. Regardless of double-counting, students must complete at least 60 upper-level credits for the degree. See Credit Requirements and Regulations.
5A maximum of 6 credits from courses numbered 300 and higher may be double-counted between a Major and a Minor. A maximum of 9 credits from courses numbered 300 and higher may be double-counted between Honours and a Minor. Regardless of double-counting, students must complete the total number of upper-level credits required for the degree. See Credit Requirements and Regulations.


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