Courses

Explore our current course offerings

Art History Courses (FAH) 

Studio Art Courses (FAS) 

Cinema Studies Courses (CIN)

Visual Culture & Communication Courses (VCC) 

Visual Studies Courses (VST) 

 

Please note that students in the Department of Visual Studies are not permitted to double enrol in courses (i.e., students may not enrol in two DVS classes that are offered at the same time, or in a DVS class and any other class at the same time). Students who do so will be removed from one of the two classes.

To start planning your timetable, visit the Office of the Registrar's Timetable Planner.


2022 Summer Courses

Art History Courses (FAH)

Coloured drawing of a portrait
Pootoogook, Annie. Composition (Portrait of Pitseolak). 2006. Coloured and metallic pencil, black porous-point pen on paper. Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto.

May-June

  • FAH274H5F - Renaissance Art and Architecture
  • FAH295H5S - Topics in Art History
  • FAH390H5S - Topics in Modern Art and Architecture

July-August

  • FAH205H5S - Art in Antiquity
  • FAH375H5S- All Our Relations: Indigenous Land Stewardship & Art
  • FAH494H5S - Topics in Contemporary Art and Theory

Studio Art Courses (FAS)

Pen and ink drawing of "Satire on Art Criticism" by of Rembrandt
Rembrandt. Satire on Art Criticism. 1644. Pen and brown ink corrected with white. Met Museum, New York.

May-June

  • FAS143H5F - Drawing I (HUM EXP)
  • FAS145H5F - Painting I (HUM EXP)
  • FAS147H5F - Photography I (HUM EXP)
  • FAS232H5F - Print Media I (HUM EXP)
  • FAS236H5F - Design I (HUM EXP)
  • FAS247H5F - Photography II (HUM EXP)
  • FAS248H5F - Sculpture I (HUM EXP)

NB: All FAS courses are held at Sheridan.

Cinema Studies Courses (CIN)

Coloured photograph of Elm Road Drive-In sign
Coloured photograph of Elm Road Drive-In sign

May-June

  • CIN301H5F - Topics in Cinema Studies

July-August

  • CIN302H5S - Topics in Cinema Studies

Visual Culture Communication Courses (VCC)

Commercial colour lithograph of trade cards from the "Household Pets" series
Issued by William S. Kimball & Company. Mama's Pet, from the Household Pets series (N194).1891. Commercial color lithograph. Met Museum, New York.

May-June

  • VCC290H5S - Topics in Visual Culture and Communication

July-August

  • VCC390H5S - Topics in Visual Culture and Communication 

Visual Studies Courses (VST)

Professor helping students with design at a studio class

**Not offered during summer

Discover all DVS courses »

  • CIN101H5F - An Introduction to Cinema Studies (HUM)
  • CIN102H5S - Modernity and the Moving Image (HUM)
  • CIN205H5F - Canadian Auteurs (HUM)
  • CIN215H5F - Bollywood in Context (HUM)
  • CIN290H5S - Topics in Cinema Studies (HUM)
  • CIN301H5F - Topics in Cinema Studies (HUM)
  • CIN302H5S - Topics in Cinema Studies (HUM)
  • CIN305H5F - Taiwan New Wave in Our Time (HUM)
  • CIN400H5F - Topics in Cinema Studies (HUM)
  • CIN400H5S - Topics in Cinema Studies (HUM)
  • CIN401H5S - Topics in Cinema Studies (HUM) 
  • VCC101H5S - Introduction to Visual Culture (HUM)
  • VCC205H5S - Monsters (HUM)
  • VCC236H5F - North American Consumer Culture: 1890-Present (HUM)
  • VCC290H5F - Topics in Visual Culture and Communication (HUM)
  • VCC292H5S - Topics in Visual Culture and Communication (HUM)
  • VCC306H5F - Visual Culture and Colonialism (HUM)
  • VCC309H5F - Society and Spectacle (HUM)
  • VCC390H5S - Topics in Visual Culture and Communication (HUM)
  • VCC392H5S - Topics in Visual Culture and Communication (HUM)
  • VCC400H5S - Advanced Project (HUM)
  • VCC490H5F - Topics in Visual Culture and Communication (HUM)
  • VCC490H5S - Topics in Visual Culture and Communication (HUM)
  • VCC492H5F - Topics in Visual Culture and Communication (HUM)
  • VST410H5S - Internship in Visual Studies (HUM EXP)