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Diploma in Liberal Arts

The Diploma in Liberal Arts has roots in classical antiquity where you will be 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.

  • Courses to complete: 10 core + electives
  • Credit hours: 60
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Program duration: Part-time study OR 24 months full-time
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The Diploma in Liberal Arts satisfies the core requirements for the 4-year Bachelor of Arts degree programs.

Credit Hours Required Courses
3.0 ENGL 100
3.0 Any course in MATH, STAT, CS (except CS 100), ECON 224, PHIL 150, 352, 450, 452, 460, GEOG 205 or SOST 201
3.0 Any course in ART, ARTH, CTCH, FILM, INA, INAH, MAP, MU, MUCO, MUEN, MUHI, MUTH, THAC, THDS, THEA, or THST
3.0 Any course in ASTR, BIOL, CHEM, GEOL or PHYS that has a laboratory component, or GEOG 121
3.0 One of ENGL 110; PHIL 100; RLST 245 or 248; SOST 110
6.0 Two language courses (or one six-credit class) in any language other than English.
3.0 Any course in ANTH; GEOG 100 or 120, INDG 232, 234, 238, 332, or 432; RLST (except RLST 181, 184, 186, 188, 284, 288)
3.0 Any course in HIST, CATH 200, CLAS 100, IDS 100 or INDG 208, 210, 215, 216, 218, 219, 221, 228, 229, 230 or INDL 241, 242, or any one of INDL 240AA-ZZ
3.0 Any course in ECON, GEOG (except GEOG 100, 120, 121, 309, 321, 323, 325, 327, 329, 333, 411, 421, 423, 429, or 431), INDG 236, 258, 305, 358, IS, JS, LING 270, PSCI, PSYC, SOC, SOST or WGST
3.0 Any course in INCA, INDG (except for INDG 208, 210, 215, 216, 218, 219, 221, 228, 229, 230, 232, 234, 236, 238, 258, 305, 332, 358, 432), INHS or any one of ENGL 214, 310AA- ZZ; GEOG 344; HIST 310; JS 350, 351; KIN 105; LING 230, PSCI 338 or SOC 214 or other courses approved by the Faculty of Arts as having substantial indigenous content, including special studies
18.0-24.0 Any minor offered by the Faculty of Arts
3.0-9.0 One to three elective courses
60.0 Total: 60.00% PGPA required

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The Laddering Option

  1. Liberal Arts Certificate
  2. Liberal Arts Diploma
  3. Bachelor of Arts

If you are interested in the laddering option, seek advising early in your program.