One of the perks of a liberal arts and sciences education is that you can create the exact degree you want.
You might know exactly what you want to study or maybe you will take a little time to figure it out. That's the beauty of a liberal arts and science education – the flexibility to explore a wide range of courses across disciplines. This allows you the opportunity to combine your interests in all kinds of interesting and surprising ways, and gain a broad knowledge base while you're at it.
With more than 40 programs that you can mix and match, you are sure to find the perfect fit to match your interests and career goals.
Some examples from our alumni:
- Graham May ('15), an environmental studies and international relations alumnus — now studying sustainable development law
- New York composer Landon Braverman ('11) — with a double degree in Music and drama, founded the Canadian Musical Theatre Writers Collective
- Women's and gender studies, and political science alumna Sarah LeBlanc ('06) is helping non-profits as a social and organizational change strategist
- Moira Peters ('03) — combined physics and philosophy to become a sommelier
- Canadian studies and history alumna Katie Mercer ('07) — now pursuing a PhD in pharmacy
Specifics by degree
Bachelor of Arts
Besides the available majors and minors, you also have the opportunity to pursue your interests in the sciences by choosing to take courses, or even a minor, in various science programs. For more details, see Bachelor of Arts.
Bachelor of Science
You are encouraged to take courses, or even a minor, in programs in arts and humanities and/or social sciences. For more details, see Bachelor of Science.
Bachelor of Commerce
You are required to minor in a non-Commerce discipline in order to expand your perspective on the world. Options include minors in arts and humanities, social sciences, and science. For more details, see Bachelor of Commerce.
Bachelor of Fine Arts
Because the program is designed to allow student growth within various studio art study fields, a minor is not required; however, electives are taken in other departments. A minor in Fine Arts is available to students in any program. For more details, see Bachelor of Fine Arts.
Bachelor of Music
Because the program is professionally-oriented, no minor is required. For a more flexible option, a Bachelor of Arts in Music is designed for students with a more general interest in music. A minor is available to students in any program. For more details, see Bachelor of Music.