General Studies

Gain a broad range of knowledge and the ability to think critically, be creative, problem solve and communicate effectively.

The Bachelor of Arts, General Studies is for students who wish to pursue a general liberal studies program. In addition to fulfilling the foundational and distribution requirements for the B.A. degree, students completing the B.A. General Studies must successfully complete 48 credits of courses numbered 300 or higher of which at least 30 credits must be completed at the UBC Okanagan campus.

Students may choose to focus their concentrations in any of the undergraduate programs offered in the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies or in the Irving K. Barber Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

Students must contact an undergraduate advisor before entering third-year to declare a General Studies BA.