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.


All new students entering the Art History undergraduate program attend an orientation session prior to registration. At the orientation session (usually sometime during the last week of August), the Undergraduate Program Director, along with the Undergraduate Advisor, discuss the various requirements of the Department's programs. Incoming students have an opportunity to ask questions and receive advice on how to plan their courses. If you are in need of individual counselling, please contact one of the people listed below.

Undergraduate Program Director for Art History:
Professor Chriscinda Henry
Office: Arts W-240
Phone: (514) 398-7386
AHadvisor.ahcs [at] (Email)

Student Affairs Advisor:
Matt Dupuis
Office: Arts 155 'B'
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.