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The 2017/2018 Academic timetable will be posted Monday April 3, 2017.

Continuing student registration for 2017/2018 Academic year begins on Monday May 8, 2017.

New student registration begins on Tuesday May 23, 2017.

The college reserves the right to change its course offerings at any time. Note: Not all courses listed are offered every term. Unless otherwise specified, a minimum of letter grade of C is required to meet a prerequisite.



Introduction to Art History and Visual Culture I

3 hours lecture, 3 credits

This course is an Introduction to the History of Art that serves both as a chronology and as a primer to developing the visual and verbal skills that are essential to communicating effectively about visual culture. In conjunction with Introduction to Art History and Visual Culture II/ FIN 101, it attempts to build an understanding of the various methodologies employed in understanding the social, political and historical context in which art making takes place. Delivery is by lecture. It covers the time period between the cave paintings of prehistory to the 14th century.


  • C+ in one of Provincial English 12, ENG 098, ENG 060, ENG-096, or ESL 090; or placement testing. Students with less than C+ in Provincial English 12 (or equivalent) may be admitted with the approval of the Instructor/Department Chair.

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This course tranfers to the following post-secondary institutions in British Columbia.

NIC students wishing to use their courses as transfer credit toward another program or degree are encouraged to review the Steps to University Transfer and contact an advisor.

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