Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

General Education Requirements for Business and Related Degree Programs

Some degree programs in business offered through TRU-OL require 3 to 6 credits of university-level English and completion of requirements in the following discipline areas:

Students are advised to consult with their TRU-OL program advisor before registering in courses to meet general education requirements for business degree programs.

Social Science/Humanities

Social Science

  • Anthropology
  • Archaeology
  • International Relations
  • Political Science
  • Psychology (not statistics/data analysis courses)
  • Regional/Human/Cultural Geography
  • Sociology

Humanities

  • Art History
  • Classical Languages
  • Classical Studies
  • Cultural Studies
  • History
  • Humanities
  • Journalism
  • Linguistics
  • Modern Languages
  • Music History
  • Philosophy
  • Religious Studies
  • Theatre Studies (not Acting, Speech, or Stage Craft)

Natural Science

  • Astronomy
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Earth Science
  • Ecology
  • Environmental Studies
  • Geology
  • Geophysics
  • Microbiology
  • Ocean Science
  • Physical Anthropology
  • Physical Geography
  • Physics
  • Physiology
  • Zoology

Arts and Science Electives

Arts and science electives include all disciplines listed under humanities, social science, and natural science, plus the following disciplines:

  • Applied Economics
  • Computer Science
  • Economics
  • English
  • Mathematics