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Faculty of Arts
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General Information

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 and 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.

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