Following are answers to some of the most common questions about the Bachelor of Arts program at Mount Royal.
In Fall 2008, Mount Royal launched a new four-year Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree. The program features a choice of seven majors, 18 minors and an honours stream in all of the majors except Spanish.
Majors in Arts
If you are unsure of which major you wish to take, you can apply without declaring a major. This lets you take courses across a broad range of disciplines before choosing your major. While students may declare their major at any time during their first two years of study, they are required to declare a major once they reach twenty courses toward the BA.
Minors in Arts
The Mount Royal Bachelor of Arts offers an honours stream, in most majors, to help prepare you for studies at the graduate or professional level. Core BA program requirements are augmented with additional work in your subject. You can apply for honours in:
To be eligible for the honours stream, you will need to achieve a specific grade point average (GPA) during your first twenty courses in the program. You should discuss this with an Academic Advisor who can provide information on the GPA required for the major that interests you.
Mount Royal is now a member of the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC). Membership in the AUCC provides broad recognition of Mount Royal degrees within Canada’s university community.
Learn more about the BA program and Admissions.
If you are unsure of which major you wish to take, you can apply without declaring a major. As an undeclared student, you can take a broad range of courses to see what interests you. Students must declare their major by the time they have completed twenty courses toward their BA.
Information on tuition and fees and the cost of books and supplies can be found on our Money Matters webpage.