The Faculty of Arts offers a wide variety of degree programs in many different disciplines. Below you will find information that outlines how to enter, continue, and graduate from the different degree programs offered by the Faculty of Arts.
To see a listing of which degree options are available in which programs,click here.
The B.A. General degree comprises 90 credit hours of course work. This program offers students general exposure to the humanities and social sciences as well as an opportunity to concentrate their studies in at least two subject areas.
The B.A. General degree may be completed on a part-time basis. This program is particularly suited to students who wish to seek employment or enter a professional academic program following graduation from Arts.
• B.A. General Degree Composition and Requirements
The B.A. Advanced degree comprises 120 credit hours of course work. It is designed for students who want a general education along with a reasonable degree of specialization in one area of study through the major.
The advanced major may be taken on a part-time basis. Graduates of the advanced major program who demonstrate high academic performance may be eligible for entrance to graduate studies. The Advanced degree is also well suited to students seeking to build an academic term or year of studies abroad into their undergraduate degree.
The program can be completed with a single or double advanced major. Click here to see a table of available Single and Double Advanced Major options available.
• B.A. Advanced Degree Composition and Requirements
The B.A. Honours degree comprises 120 credit hours of course work. The honours program is designed for students who wish to undertake a rigorous examination of a particular subject area and who desire a more specialized undergraduate preparation.
It is the preferred program for students who wish to continue their education at the graduate level.
The honours program may be completed on a part-time basis. Students normally enter the program after first year, although they may be eligible to enter the program later in their undergraduate studies. Click here to see available programs for Single and Double Honours programs.
The B.A. Integrated Studies degree is a 90 credit hour degree program geared to serve working adults who have completed some post-secondary education. The degree requires areas of concentration rather than the traditional major/minor requirement, providing a more flexible path for degree completion but also ensuring academic rigor.
The program is divided into three components: foundation or core courses, area of concentration and options.
The admission requirements for this degree program are specific to the program and therefore considerably different than the other degree programs offered by the Faculty of Arts.
• Admission Requirements
• B.A. Integrated Studies Degree Composition and Requirements