Expand your knowledge in the liberal arts. If you're looking for a shorter program that covers a breadth of topics, the Associate of Arts degree is a great place to start.

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The Associate of Arts degree can be completed in:

  • 2 years (60 credit hours)

Not sure which career path to explore? Want to keep your options open? The Associate of Arts degree helps you develop critical thinking and writing skills that'll help you on any future path. 

The program offers a breadth of knowledge across the liberal arts:

  • English
  • Religion
  • Science
  • Social sciences
  • Fine arts

It’s a great choice if you want a program that’s less than three years. Upon graduating, you may also continue on to complete a Bachelor of Arts degree.

What You'll Learn

Here’s what you can expect to learn in this program, in addition to our Institutional Learning Outcomes:

  • That knowledge is provisional, complex, and ambiguous
  • The ability to write clearly and think critically across a range of disciplines
  • To conduct scholarly research to identify and discuss ideas, practices, and policies using appropriate methods and resources
  • Critical and theoretical approaches to local and global issues. Identify the strengths and weaknesses of these approaches
  • Acknowledge the diverse social, cultural, and historical forces that shape identities and values. Examine personal and cultural diversity
  • Recognize and respond to reasonable objections to personal positions and to the arguments used to support our own position when presenting oral and written arguments

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Small class sizes, a collaborative learning environment, and faculty who believe in Education for a Better World. The School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Booth UC provides a meaningful student experience that prepares you with knowledge and confidence for today's world. 


For course details, visit the Academic Calendar

  • Minimum 60 credit hours
  • ENG 100 University Writing (3 credit hours)
  • ENG 107 Representative Literary Works (6 credit hours)
  • REL 100 Introduction to Christianity (6 credit hours)
  • REL 270 World Religions (3 credit hours)
  • REL at 200 level or higher in the Christian tradition (3 credit hours)
  • 6 credit hours in Social Sciences
  • 6 credit hours in Math &Science
  • 3 credit hours in Fine Arts or Philosophy
  • 24 credit hours in Electives in Humanities and Social Sciences at the 200 level or higher

Graduation requires a CGPA of 2.0 or higher at the end of 60 credit hours to complete the program.

Admission Requirements

Review the admission requirements for this program, plus specific details for mature students, international students, and high school equivalencies for applicants outside Manitoba.

Contact Us

Our Admissions Team is happy to provide more information or help you through the application process. Contact us if you'd like to learn more about Booth University College or any of our programs.

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