The Liberal Arts Diploma Program provides students with a breadth of intellectual and academic experience, while recognizing the importance of concentrated study in a specific field or discipline. This program requires a total of 60 university-transferable credits, at least 15 of which must be completed at Douglas College, and at least 33 credits must be from Arts and Humanities subjects.
**A University Transferable course is a course that transfers to one of the 5 Research Universities - SFU, UBC, UBCO, UNBC, UVIC according to the BC Transfer Guide.
General Course Requirements:
At least 33 credits must be from Arts and Humanities subjects, chosen from the following list:
Specific Course/Area Requirements:
Note: Students planning to transfer to a program at another post-secondary institution should choose their optional courses according to the requirements of that program. Students planning to continue on to obtain any Bachelor of Arts degree must also complete the lower-division requirements for their major. It is the student's responsibility to ensure that all program requirements are met. This should be done by regular consultation with an Academic Advisor.
The Liberal Arts Diploma addresses the needs of students pursuing educational or career goals in the arts, humanities or social sciences. The diploma may serve as an educational goal or as an intermediate qualification for those completing further degrees at Douglas College or elsewhere.
Program Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this program and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the program, consider the previous version as the applicable version.