Calendar 2001-2002<Faculty of Fine
The Faculty is committed to excellence in the fine arts and defines
its role and mission as follows:
- To prepare and encourage critically informed practitioners,
scholars and teachers of the fine and performing arts, who will
make new and significant contributions in Canada and internationally.
- To offer comprehensive training that integrates practical, critical,
historical and theoretical approaches toward understanding and
innovation in the context of a broad university experience.
- To offer undergraduate and graduate programs in six major disciplines
of the fine and performing arts: Dance, Design, Film & Video,
Music, Theatre and Visual Arts, as well as interdisciplinary courses
and programs leading to the degrees of BA, BA Honours, BFA Honours,
BDes Honours, and in specified areas, MA, MFA and PhD.
- To build, maintain and sustain a faculty complement of high
quality, a community of scholars and practitioners in all disciplines.
- To provide education in the fine arts to the larger University
community and to advance the teaching of the arts at all levels.
- To investigate, enliven and promote the fine arts in Canadian
society while serving the varied constituencies of the community,
locally, regionally, nationally and internationally.
Liaison and Advising Office
Guidance personnel, prospective and current students and other
interested persons wishing further information about the Faculty,
the University and its programs or who wish to arrange a visit to
the campus may contact the Liaison and Advising Centre, located
in Room 213 Centre for Fine Arts, at 416-736-5135. This office also
coordinates academic and peer advising programs for new students
and provides information and advice to undergraduates and faculty
concerning admission, degree programs and their requirements, academic
regulations and procedures and convocation.
Enquiries concerned with such matters as auditions and evaluations,
course offerings and faculty should be addressed to the various
department offices. Office locations and telephone numbers are listed
in the departmental sections of this Calendar.