Diploma in Arts


The Diploma of Arts degree lays a foundation for further study. This credential provides a rigorous grounding in the Arts that prepares students for employment, global citizenship and helps students develop critical thinking skills and a sense of social engagement.

Faculty's website: kpu.ca/arts

Department's website: kpu.ca/arts/arts-courses

Admission Requirements

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

Curricular Requirements

This diploma includes 60 semester credit hours in university level studies including the following courses.

First Year
Select six credits of first-year English6
Select eight additional courses with university transfer credit24
Second Year
Select ten university studies courses including two chosen from the following disciplines:30
Creative Writing or English at the 2000 level
Music (with the exception of private lessons)
Political Science
Sociology at the 1200 level or higher
Total Credits60

Credential Awarded

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

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