Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Faculty of Arts


Matthew Barron
Sociology boosts career and music

Matthew Barron rocks out with Van Damsel, and also does some social work.

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Jessica Bowen
Philosophy guides blossoming career

Jessica Bowen's philosophy background helps her assess complex issues.

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Get the skills employers are looking for

TRU’s BC Student Outcomes survey results show about 90 per cent of arts graduates said their education developed the necessary skills for the workplace, skills like communication, critical analysis, problem-solving, self-learning, and working with groups.

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Bachelor of Arts four-year degrees

B - Offered jointly with the School of Business and Economics
S - Offered jointly with the Faculty of Science
O - Offered as a blended program with Open Learning


Other four-year degrees


One- and two-year programs

Associate of Arts

Two-year degree

Visual Arts

Two-year diploma

Police and Justice Studies

Two-year diploma

Visual Arts Studio

One-year certificate

Modern Languages (French)

One-year certificate

World Languages and Cultures

One-year certificate