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9.32 LIBERAL ARTS

9.32.1 Liberal Arts Certificate

9.32.2 Liberal Arts Diploma

 

9.32.1 LIBERAL ARTS CERTIFICATE

The Certificate is designed to recognize students who, during their first year of university-level studies, have followed a curriculum consistent with the liberal-arts tradition. In this tradition, with roots in classical antiquity, students are introduced to a relatively wide range of subjects in order to acquire knowledge and intellectual capacities that are general to all walks of life, rather than specific to a particular profession or trade.

The Certificate is available to any student registered at the University of Regina. To be eligible, students must have completed (and/or received transfer credit) for 10 University of Regina courses (30 credit hours).The 10 courses must include at least the following:

Credit hours Liberal Arts Certificate, required courses Student’s record of courses completed
3.0 ENGL 100  
3.0 A natural science course with laboratory work (for a list of eligible courses see §9.9.1.1)  
3.0

Two courses, in different subject areas, from List A of the core requirements

 
3.0  
3.0

Two courses, in different subject areas, from List B of the core requirements

 
3.0  
3.0 Four elective courses  
3.0  
3.0  
3.0  
30.0 Total: 60% PGPA required

Eligibility further requires that students have:

  • taken at the University of Regina at least 50% of the 10 courses used to satisfy the requirements for the certificate; and
  • completed (or received transfer credit for) the required 10 courses within the first 45 credit hours of courses taken (or granted transfer credit) at the University of Regina.

 

9.32.2 LIBERAL ARTS DIPLOMA

The Diploma is designed to recognize students who, during their first two years of university-level studies, have followed a curriculum consistent with the liberal-arts tradition. In this tradition, with roots in classical antiquity, students are introduced to a relatively wide range of subjects in order to acquire knowledge and intellectual capacities that are general to all walks of life, rather than specific to a particular profession or trade. The Diploma also encourages students to find a field of student that most excites their curiosity and to begin development a deeper understanding of that field.

The Diploma is available to any student registered at the University of Regina. To be eligible, students must have successfully completed (and/or received transfer credit for) 20 University of Regina courses (60 credit hours). Eligibility further requires that students have:

  • satisfied the core requirements for a Bachelor of Arts degree, as define in §9.9.1.1 of the Undergraduate Calendar;
  • successfully completed (or received transfer credit for) a set of courses capable of satisfying the requirements for any minor defined within the Faculty of Arts portion of the Undergraduate Calendar;
  • taken at the University of Regina at least 50% of the 20 courses used to satisfy the requirements of the diploma;
  • attained a PGPA of at least 60% in the 20 courses used to satisfy the requirements of the diploma; and
  • completed (or received transfer credit for) the required 20 courses within the first 75 credit hours of courses taken (or granted transfer credit) at the University of Regina.

Credit hours Liberal Arts Diploma, required courses Student’s record of courses completed
3.0 ENGL 100  
3.0 ENGL 110  
3.0 One course in logic or math  
3.0

Any two courses in the same language other than English

 
3.0  
3.0 One course from List A*  
3.0 One course from List B*  
3.0 One course in fine arts*  
3.0 One natural science course with a laboratory*  
3.0 One course in a new subject in Arts, Fine Arts, or Science, excluding JS or JRN.*  
3.0 One course in a new subject in Arts, Fine Arts, or Science, excluding JS or JRN.*  
18.0 - 24.0 Any minor concentration offered by the Faculty of Arts 9.9  
3.0 - 9.0 One to three elective courses  
60.0 Total: 60% PGPA required
Note: The six courses marked * must all be in different subjects. Some requirements may be met by courses in the major and minor subjects.
Note: Must be completed within the first 75 credit hours at the University of Regina

 

 

 


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