Faculty of Arts
Sociology boosts career and music
Matthew Barron rocks out with Van Damsel, and also does some social work.Read more
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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
Arts Colloquium Series
This colloquium series is an informal and friendly forum in which Arts faculty highlight their current and ongoing research projects. Presentations are generally 45 minutes, followed by a 15-minute discussion involving critical uptake and constructive commentary. Arts Colloquia are open to faculty, students and the public. The Arts colloquium mandate is to foment collegiality and foster interdisciplinary research among Arts faculty at Thompson Rivers University.
Bruce (Philosophy), Tina (History), Rob (Politics)
PHP Book Panel
Tuesday, Sept. 26, 4:20 to 5:20 p.m.
Derek Cook (Politics)
Understanding the Irrational
Tuesday, Oct. 10, 4:20 to 5:20 p.m.
Jason Bermiller (Journalism)
Adaptation Theory and transmedia adaptations: The graphic novelization of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
Tuesday,Oct. 24, 4:20 to 5:20 p.m.
TRUSU Lecture Hall
Charis Kamphuis (Law)
Regulating foreign investment for human rights?: Canadian mining abroad, normative problems and pragmatic trade-offs
Tuesday, Nov. 7, 4:20 to 5:20 p.m.
TRUSU Lecture Hall
Judy Boychuk Duchscher (Nursing)
Maximising Entry to Practice: Preparing New Graduates for the 'Real World'
Tuesday, Nov. 21, 4:20 to 5:20 p.m.