Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University



The wide array of distance and online programs and initiatives makes Arts at Open Learning an exciting area to study. OL offers many courses for arts degree program requirements. Develop essential workplace skills, like communication, critical analysis, problem solving, independent learning and collaboration.

Advanced Certificate in Liberal Arts College
Associate of Arts College
Minor in English, History, Psychology and Sociology College
Bachelor of Arts, General Program University
Bachelor of Arts, General Studies University
Bachelor of Arts, Criminology Major University
Bachelor of Arts, English Major University
Bachelor of Arts, History Major University
Bachelor of Arts, Psychology Major University
Bachelor of Arts, Sociology Major University
Bachelor of Design University
Bachelor of Fine Art University
Bachelor of Music (Performance) University
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Liberal Arts University

Before Registering or Applying

First, read about distance education and course delivery formats. Look at the program descriptions, which state the admission requirements (if any) and residency requirements. Be sure to familiarize yourself with the course descriptions, too.

Financial Assistance

You can apply for financial assistance if you meet specific place of residence requirements. See Student Awards & Financial Support.

Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR)

If you have applied for or been admitted to an OL Arts program, you may be eligible for credit based on an assessment of your prior learning. PLAR allows you to earn academic credits for knowledge, training and skills gained through work and life experience.


Email Student Services if you have any questions about our Arts programs and courses.