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Art History Undergraduate Programs

The Department offers Minor, Major, Honours, and Joint Honours programs in Art History. These undergraduate programs promote the study of history of art and architecture, as well as visual culture, from the Ancient to Contemporary periods.

For a list of undergraduate courses in Art History offered by the Department this academic year, follow this link.

Students may also consult the faculty pages for information about the teaching and research interests of the professors in the Department at the following link.


For admissions and applications information, follow this link.

Orientation & Advising

New students interested in the Art History undergraduate program should attend the Arts Departmental Advising Fair, which is held during Orientation Week (usually the last week of August). Here you can meet the Director of Undergraduate Studies and representatives of the undergraduate student association (AHCSSA), learn about the various requirements of the Department’s Art History programs, and about participation in arts-related groups, initiatives, and internships on campus. Incoming students have an opportunity to ask questions and receive advice on how to plan their courses.

If you need individual counselling, please contact one of the people listed below.

Undergraduate Program Director for Art History:
Professor Angela Vanhaelen
Office: Arts W-255B
Phone: (514) 398-4929
AHadvisor.ahcs [at] (Email)

Office Hours: Every Friday from 2:30 to 3:30 via Zoom.
Please email Caitlin Loney (caitlin.loney [at] on Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday to receive the Zoom link.

Student Affairs Advisor:
Matt Dupuis
Office: Arts 120
Phone: (514) 398-1092
matthew.dupuis [at] (Email)

For further undergraduate advising information, follow this link.

Program Requirements

For the course requirements to fulfill minor, major, honours, and joint honours programs in Art History, please follow this link.


Information about funding undergraduate education through scholarships and awards, loans and bursaries, and part-time employment may be found at McGill's Student Aid Office and Scholarships and Awards for Undergraduate Students.

Additional information about funding may be found on the Undergraduate FAQ at the following link.

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