Bachelor of Arts – General Studies

3 Year Degree

The term liberal arts is derived from the Latin word liber. Which means free.

Wouldn’t you love to be free to learn more about what interests you most? By learning about the past and exploring the future of human endeavour, you will begin to understand the world and find your unique place within it. The three-year Bachelor of Arts with a concentration in General Studies will prepare you for further study in a profession of your choice or help you decide what career to pursue if you’re not sure yet.

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St. Mary’s University is a dynamic, welcoming teaching and research institution. We offer fully accredited, affordable and rigorous degrees that are recognized the world over. As we move into our 30th year, we invite you to take this journey with us. We hope that your adventure will be an amazing one, and that you will remain connected to St. Mary’s for a lifetime.

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Admission Requirements

As a high school graduate, you will need to present an average of 65% in five 30-level courses. More information can be found here. Learn More

Further Education Avenues

  • Teacher (elementary or ESL)
  • Lawyer
  • Police Officer
  • Arbitrator/Mediator
  • Border Services Officer
  • Citizenship and Immigration Officer
  • Insurance Agent
  • Paralegal
  • Foreign Service Officer
  • Career Development Professional
  • Web Designer

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Meet two of our Bachelor of Arts Professors!

When Dr. Gayle Thrift studied psychology as an under-graduate student, she had a nagging feeling it should have been history.

Philosophy Professor Dr. Timothy Harvie says his research has a direct impact on the classes he teaches.