Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

General Studies

Skills we learn

  • Apply knowledge to problem solving tasks
  • Assess and be resourceful while solving complex problems
  • Collect and observe data
  • Communicate effectively in both oral and written formats
  • Demonstrate understanding and use of logical arguments in a systematic and productive way
  • Engage in public speaking
  • Meet deadlines
  • Perform comprehensive research
  • Think analytically and critically
  • Work in a systematic and organized manner
  • Write clear and accurate reports

Potential occupations

Work that involves media organizations, business, arts and cultural organizations, community planning and development, and public service organization.

  • Administrative support worker
  • Artist
  • Civil servant
  • Communications assistant or trainer
  • Community support worker
  • Event planner
  • Film and television agent
  • Human resources officer
  • Journalist
  • Law enforcement administrator
  • Market research analyst
  • Marketing associate
  • Personal banking manager
  • Pharmaceutical sales
  • Program officer
  • Project manager
  • Public relations professional