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Program Overview

Bachelor of Arts

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences offers a four-year degree program leading to the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.). Students can complete the program with one of more than 15 majors or with a General Studies degree. Disciplines within the Bachelor of Arts program are varied and allow for a large selection of courses. The B.A. is offered jointly with the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies.

The B.A. degree program can be completed as a:

  • General Bachelor of Arts;
  • Bachelor of Arts with a major;
  • Bachelor of Arts with a double major;
  • Bachelor of Arts with a major and a minor;
  • Bachelor of Arts Honours (currently offered for Computer Science, Economics, English, History, and Psychology majors).

B.A. Major Program

Majors offered at the UBC Okanagan campus include: Anthropology; Computer Science; Economics; Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies; Geography; History; Indigenous Studies; International Relations; Mathematics; Philosophy; Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE); Political Science; Psychology; and Sociology.

See the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies for B.A. programs in Art History and Visual Culture, Creative Writing, Cultural Studies, English, French and Spanish.

B.A. General Studies

This program is designed for students who wish to pursue a general liberal studies program with requirements drawn from the humanities, social sciences, sciences, or creative and performing arts.

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