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General Arts

Associate of Arts Degree in General Arts

A broad education, a solid foundation

Well-rounded and academic

The flexible General Arts program offers you a two-year grounding in the arts. Build the program that interests you by choosing courses that fit your educational goals. You can also choose to specialize with five options within the Associate of Arts degree, including English, economics, social work or psychology.

What you'll learn

Camosun's General Arts associate degree program is offered by the School of Arts & Science. This two-year, 20-course program will give you a well-rounded education in the general arts.

As a graduate, you can choose to continue your studies with a bachelor's degree. You'll also be ready for any career that requires good communications skills and wide general knowledge.

Choose a specialization

In your second year, you have the option of continuing with your General Arts designation or you can choose to specialize with one of four options for your Associate of Arts degree. Choose from:

Work experience option

As an Associate Degree student, you can gain practical work experience through Co-op or an Internship. Work terms may be paid or unpaid, and are available after you've completed at least eight courses.

Choose between one four-month internship or two work terms with co-operative education.

What's an Associate Degree?

An associate degree is a two-year academic program made up of 20 university-level courses. It is a stand-alone provincial credential you can list on your resume, as well as a good option to consider if you plan to continue your education to complete a university degree.

Camosun offers Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degrees. Because an associate degree programs provide some flexibility with course choices and scheduling, you can study full-time or part-time, and potentially year round.

Camosun's academic advisors are available to help you understand how to choose the right courses to meet your educational goals. With this assistance, you will be able to make informed choices to ensure the courses you select will be usable for the specific university program you'd like to pursue.

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General Arts

Credential
Associate of Arts degree
Length
Two years
Study Options
Full-time or part-time
Work Experience
Optional co-op or internship
Start
September, January
Campus
Lansdowne, Interurban
School
Arts & Science
Contact Us
Camosun College Lansdowne
3100 Foul Bay Rd
Victoria BC V8P 5J2
Camosun College Interurban
4461 Interurban Rd
Victoria BC V9E 2C1
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  • 1–877–554–7555 (toll-free)

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