B.A. On Campus


University of the Fraser Valley

48 months
15740 CAD/year
4136 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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The Arts program of University of the Fraser Valley provides you with an opportunity to discover your passion and gain valuable skills in writing, communications, critical thinking, research, problem solving, and more.


With 29 disciplines ready for you to explore, you get to build a breadth of knowledge that prepares you to succeed in a wide range of careers.

In your first and second year of the Arts program of University of the Fraser Valley, you explore your interest through a range of elective credits  You also create the initial entries of a comprehensive ePortfolio that enables you to document the skills and knowledge you’ve acquired for your résumé or graduate application.

After you complete 30 credits, you chart the course for the rest of your degree by selecting from a combination of major(s), extended minors, and minors in the following disciplines:

  • Anthropology (extended minor, minor)
  • Applied Ethical and Political Philosophy (minor)
  • Applied Statistics (minor)
  • Art History (extended minor, minor)
  • Biology (extended minor)           
  • Business (minor)
  • Communications (minor)
  • Computer Information Systems (extended minor, minor)
  • Criminal Justice (extended minor, minor)
  • Economics (major, minor)
  • English (honours, major, extended minor, minor)
  • English — Creative Writing (honours)
  • French (major, extended minor, minor)
  • Geography (honours, major, extended minor, minor)
  • History (major, extended minor, minor)
  • Indigenous Studies (major, minor)
  • Kinesiology (minor)
  • Latin American Studies (extended minor, minor)
  • Mathematics (major, extended minor, minor)
  • Mathematics (Statistics option) (minor)
  • Media and Communication Studies (extended minor, minor)
  • Peace and Conflict Studies (major, minor)
  • Philosophy (major, extended minor, minor)
  • Political Science (major, extended minor, minor)
  • Psychology (honours, major, extended minor)
  • Sociology (major, extended minor, minor)
  • Sociology/Anthropology (major)
  • Theatre (major, extended minor, minor)
  • Visual Arts (extended minor, minor)

No matter your choice of major, extended minor, or minor, a Bachelor of Arts prepares you to remain competitive and adaptable in an ever-changing job market.

Career Expectations

Career outcomes for Bachelor of Arts graduates relates to their chosen discipline and may include social services, management, community development, law enforcement, public relations, marketing and more.

Options are also open to pursue further studies and launch a career in arts, education, counselling, law, politics, or finance.

A long-range study by the Education Policy Research Initiative (EPRI) found that social sciences and humanities grads start out with average salary of $40,000 right after graduation. Thirteen years later, their earnings have moved steadily up to the $80,000 range, to match the average earnings of math and science grads.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Studies in Art
  •  Art Education
  • Non-Western Art
  • Independent Study in Art
  • Digital Photography
  • Studies in Art History

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

All applicants must meet ONE of the following:

  • B.C. high school graduation or equivalent;
  • Or completion of a minimum of nine UFV or transferable post-secondary credits with a minimum 2.00 GPA (C average) based on all credits attempted;
  • Or a minimum of 19 years of age by the start of the first class;
  • Or, for admission into preparatory level programs only, a minimum of 17 years of age and out of high school for at least one year by the start of the semester.
  • A C+ final grade in one of English 12, English 12 First Peoples, AP English, or IB English.
  • Complete your application
  • Your high school transcript(s) and proof of graduation if you have graduated from high school, or a copy of your interim high school transcript(s) if you are currently in high school
  • Your English language score (TOEFL, IELTS, LPI)
  • Your passport
  • When you have completed your online application, you will be prompted to pay a non-refundable application fee of $150 CAD 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    15740 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7870 CAD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    4136 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2068 CAD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Abbotsford

1240 - 1930 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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