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Bachelor of Arts, General Studies

The Bachelor of Arts, General Studies is for students who wish to pursue a general liberal studies program.

Students may choose to focus their concentrations in the following disciplines:

Students in all B.A. programs must complete at least 48 credits at the 300/400 level in any discipline, of which at least 30 credits must be completed at UBC.

Students must see an undergraduate advisor before entering third-year.

In addition to fulfilling the foundational and distribution requirements for the B.A. degree (www.calendar.ubc.ca/okanagan/index.cfm?tree=18,282,857,1480), students completing the B.A. General Studies must successfully complete 36 credits of courses numbered 300 or higher by selecting one of the following two options2,3.

Option A

At least 18 credits in any two of the above listed disciplines.

Option B

At least 18 credits in one of the above listed disciplines, at least 9 credits in a second discipline and 9 credits in a third discipline.

1All Economics, Geography and Psychology courses count as Arts courses within the B.A. General Studies.

2Students may not complete a major or minor within the General Studies program.

3Cross-listed courses can only be used to satisfy the requirements of one concentration (e.g. DIHU 370 and ARTH 370).


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