Open yourself up to a world of opportunities. Mount Royal’s Bachelor of Arts program gives you a well-rounded education that can lead to a wide variety of career options, including research, law, teaching, consulting, business and more.
Studies show that BA grads just a few years into their careers have salaries on par with business degree holders (Source: Statistics Canada). Regardless of the major you choose, you will gain valuable transferable skills including research, written and verbal communication, problem solving and critical thinking skills.
Mount Royal also provides an honours stream in six of the seven majors. This enriched program is for qualified students who wish to take their studies to a higher level and prepare for graduate or professional school.
Mount Royal BA students also have the opportunity to pursue work experience through co-operative education.
Majors in Arts
Choose from the following majors:
If you are unsure which major you wish to take, you can apply without declaring a major your first year. Admission to the BA Undeclared lets you take courses across a broad range of disciplines before you choose your major.
Minors in Arts
In addition to the requirement to select a major, you may wish to complete a minor. The Faculty of Arts offers minors in the following areas of study: Anthropology, Art History, Canadian Studies, Economics, English, Film Studies, Finance and Economics, French, History, Humanities, International Business and Economics, Linguistics, Philosophy, Policy Studies, Political Science, Psychology, Religious Studies, Sociology, Spanish, Studies in Aging, Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) and Women's Studies. For information on these and other minors, go to http://www.mtroyal.ca/ProgramsCourses/Minors/index.htm .
Experience the Mount Royal advantage
Focus on students and instruction — Above all Mount Royal is dedicated to excellent teaching. Interact in small classes with faculty members who excel in their fields and take pride in helping students succeed.
Well-rounded education — Broaden your knowledge through a comprehensive General Education requirement as part of your degree studies. You’ll gain exposure to a range of ideas and academic disciplines as well as skills essential to succeed at Mount Royal, in the workplace and in everyday life.
Hands-on experience — The BA program includes opportunities for on-the-job learning: