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Kwantlen Polytechnic University Calendar  2014-15  Faculty of Arts  Double Minor: Bachelor of Arts

Double Minor: Bachelor of Arts


Students may create a Bachelor of Arts, Double Minor degree program of study by selecting minors in two arts-related disciplines. These programs of study will normally involve a selection of courses from departments that most interest the student and best meet their needs for a coherent program.

The BA, Double Minor degree program will bridge knowledge and skills acquisition, combining traditional classroom-based theory courses with those emphasizing essential and analytical skills and their application to problem solving.

Key features of the program include:

The flexibility of the program will allow students to target a wide range of employment opportunities. They may pursue a general liberal arts education or, in consultation with an advisor, structure a program leading to a specific career goal in fields such as peace studies, counseling, urban planning, urban environmental issues, teaching and law.

Career Opportunities

Graduates with a BA, Double Minor degree will be well prepared for a range of potential occupations. The versatility of the BA, Double Minor degree will allow students to design programs of study that will prepare them for careers or further study in areas such as the following:

Program Admission Requirements

In addition to KPU's General university admission requirements, including the undergraduate-level English Proficiency Requirement, the following program admission requirements apply:

Year One Admission:

Year Three Admission:

Qualifying Year

Students who do not qualify upon initial application to KPU may be eligible for entry to the Qualifying Year. Students who possess at least a 'C' in English 12 (or equivalent) and a passing grade in either Pre-Calculus 11, Principles of Math 11, Foundations of Mathematics 11, Applications of Math 12 (or equivalents) will be able to apply for entry to the BA Qualifying Year. Students will be admitted to the BA program in the second year provided they have successfully completed appropriate qualifying courses. Other applicants who do not qualify are encouraged to consult an Educational Advisor for the appropriate qualifying courses that satisfy the application criteria.

Program Continuance Requirements

Current BA students must meet the following requirements to continue into their 3rd year of study. Registration access to third or fourth year courses is first awarded to students who have completed the following:

Program Requirements

The flexibility of the BA, Double Minor degree allows students to customize their programs to reflect more directly their personal interests and facilitates their preparation for future career and educational goals. The program structure for each student in the BA, Double Minor program will vary depending upon the courses selected.

Students pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree must complete all requirements in the Bachelor of Arts framework in addition to their major or minor program requirements.

BA Double Minor program options:

Credential Awarded

Upon successful completion of this program, students are eligible to receive a Bachelor of Arts. Transcripts will indicate the Double Minors.

Last Updated: Jun 4, 2014

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