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Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Bachelor of Arts, General Program

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Program Requirements

Some program requirements may be met with credits earned through prior learning assessment and recognition (PLAR).

Admission Requirements

Open admission

Residency Requirements

A minimum of 15 TRU credits (distance or on-campus)

Degree Requirements

120 credits, including 45 third- and fourth-year (upper-level) credits, with a grade point average (GPA) of 2.00 or higher over all courses required for this credential, as follows:

Breadth requirements (24 credits)

These may be met with lower- or upper-level university courses; refer to breadth requirements

  • Six credits in English (university-level composition and literature), excluding technical- and business-writing courses
  • Six credits in humanities, other than English
  • Six credits in mathematics (including statistics) and/or science
  • Six credits in social science

Upper-level requirements (45 credits)

  • 30 credits (15 credits in each area of specialization)
  • 15 upper-level elective credits

Elective requirements (51 credits)

Specific course requirements may vary, depending on your areas of specialization. Approval of education, business and administrative studies courses is on a case-by-case basis.

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