Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Liberal Arts
Some program requirements may be met with credits earned by prior learning assessment and recognition (PLAR).
Completion of a recognized bachelor's degree in any field of study, with a grade point average (GPA) of 2.00 or higher.
A minimum of six TRU credits (distance or on-campus)
15 credits of third- and fourth-year courses (upper level), with a grade point average (GPA) of 2.00 or higher over all courses required for this credential, as follows:
Upper Level Requirements (9 credits)
9 credits in upper-level humanities and/or social science and or/science, including one of the following:
- BIOL 3431, Plants and People (3)
- ENVS 3991, Environmental Studies: Sustainability (3)
- GEOG 3991, Global Climate Change and Regional Impacts (3)
- HIST 3991, Environmental History (3)
- HUMN 3981, Issues in Latin American Studies (3)
- HUMN 3991, Issues in Science and Society (3)
- POLI 3991, Globalization and its Discontents: The Politics of Economic Change (3)
- PSYC 3991, Psychology of Human Resilience (3)
- SOCI 3991, Sociology of Diversity: Issues for Canadians (3)
- VISA 3991, Cultural Theory and Images (3)
Elective Requirements (3 credits)
Three credits of upper-level liberal arts electives.
VISA 4991, Directed Studies (3)
Directed Studies consists of concentrated study of a topic that you select in consultation with your Open Learning Faculty Member. As registration procedures differ for Directed Studies courses, please speak to your Program Advisor before registering.