Thompson Rivers University
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Bachelor of Arts

Highlights

The BA degree offers a variety of majors and minors while ensuring a comprehensive foundation in the liberal arts. Flexible, innovative programs include opportunities for undergraduate research, co-op, field schools and study abroad. Cultivate skills like communication, critical thinking, teamwork and leadership, and apply your knowledge in real-world settings.

Majors:

Communications, Economics, Economic & Political Studies, English, Geography & Environmental Studies, History, Mathematics, Mathematics & Economics, Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology, Theatre Arts

Minors:

Archaeology and Geology, Creative Writing, Environmental Economics & Sustainable Development, Geography, Language & Global Studies, Political Studies, Visual Arts

Careers

Graduates enter into a wide range of positions spanning private and public sectors, non-profit organizations and self-employment. Positions include: project coordinator, researcher, public relations specialist, manager, communications specialist, teacher, marketing specialist, adjuster, and counsellor.

Admission Requirements

Open admission

  • Grade 12 (or equivalent) or Mature Student Status
  • English 12/English 12 First Peoples 73%

Admission to each major program may have specific requirements.

Recommended: Mathematics 11 or higher is strongly recommended for students pursuing Education or a major in Geography and Environmental Studies, Sociology or Psychology

 If you don’t meet the requirements

High school graduates can apply and be admitted to this program while upgrading at TRU.

Mature students without a high school diploma (or equivalent) can work towards completing their BC High School Graduation Diploma while in this program through TRU courses.

Students who do not qualify for mature student status can apply for the TRU University Preparation program to complete their BC High School Graduation Diploma.

» Talk to a student recruiter about your options. You may be eligible for free tuition. Or learn more about upgrading.

Next Steps

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Contact

Specific questions about this program?
Email: admissions@tru.ca
Phone: 250-828-5036

Specific questions about this program in Williams Lake?
Email: wlmain@tru.ca
Phone: 1-800-663-4936
Phone (International): 1-250-392-8020

International students with specific questions about this program?
Email: iapply@tru.ca
Phone: 250-828-5252

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