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Arts: Certificate


The Certificate of Arts degree is an exit credential designed to provide an educational experience that prepares students for work, citizenship, and an enriched life able to engage critically with their communities. By giving students a solid grounding in the Arts the certificate program enhances student abilities while laying a solid foundation for further study.

Admission Requirements

The Faculty's Admission Requirements, which consist of KPU's undergraduate English Proficiency Requirement, apply to this program.

Curricular Requirements

This certificate includes 30 semester credit hours in university-level studies including the following:

  • 6 credits from courses in ENGL at the 1100 level or higher
  • 24 credits from courses at the 1100 university level or higher

Credential Awarded

Upon successful completion of this program, students are eligible to receive a Certificate in Arts.

At a Glance

Faculty of Arts

Program Type:

  • Undergraduate

Credential Granted:

  • Certificate

Offered At:

  • KPU Langley  Langley
  • KPU Richmond  Richmond
  • KPU Surrey  Surrey

Start Date(s):

  • Fall Intake (September)  September
  • Spring Intake (January)  January
  • Summer Intake (May)  May

Intake Type:

  • Open Intake  Open intake


  • Full-time  Full-time
  • Part-time  Part-time

Minimum Credits Required:

  • 30

Instructional Cycle:

  • Semester-based

Curriculum Effective Date:

  • 01-Sep-2011

Applying to KPU:

Last Updated: 14-Jun-2016

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