Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

General Education Requirements

Arts (including performance arts) and science degrees require General Education requirements of 6 credits of university-level English and completion of requirements in the following:

Areas
Humanities (other than English)
Mathematics and/or science
Social sciences
Interdisciplinary fields

If you are a program student, consult with your Program Advisor before you register in any courses.

Courses in areas listed next may meet General Education requirements for arts and science degree programs.


Humanities

  • Art history
  • Classical languages and literature
  • Classical studies
  • Comparative literature
  • Communications
  • Creative writing
  • Cultural studies
  • History
  • Humanities
  • Journalism
  • Linguistics
  • Media studies
  • Modern languages and literature
  • Music history
  • Philosophy
  • Religious studies
  • Theatre studies

Mathematics and/or Science

  • Astronomy
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Computer science
  • Earth science
  • Ecology
  • Environmental science
  • Geology
  • Geophysics
  • Kinesiology
  • Mathematics
  • Microbiology
  • Ocean science
  • Physical anthropology
  • Physical geography
  • Physics
  • Physiology
  • Statistics
  • Zoology

Social Sciences

  • Anthropology
  • Archaeology
  • Criminology
  • Economics
  • International relations
  • Political science
  • Psychology
  • Regional, human or cultural geography
  • Sociology

Interdisciplinary Fields

  • Asian studies
  • Canadian studies
  • Environmental studies
  • Gender studies
  • Indigenous (First Nations) studies
  • Latin American studies
  • Urban studies
  • Women’s studies