Your Opportunity to Explore

As a BA student, you'll be urged to explore - to try out - a range of different disciplines or programs before choosing one in which you wish to major or concentrate. In the process, you will acquire habits of critical inquiry and empathy, and develop skills in writing, discussion, and presentation.

Academic Advisor meeting with a MSVU student

From the moment you register as a BA student, our dedicated staff can help you navigate program and course selection, and scheduling. By booking an appointment with our Academic Advisors, you'll walk away with a plan for success!

Helpful information from Academic Advisors:

Preparing you for your career

Don’t wait to graduate before exploring your career options! The knowledge and skills you'll gain as a BA student can lead to graduate work in an Arts discipline, a second degree in such professional areas as education, law, and journalism, and a wide range of careers in the private and public sectors. Learn more about our new paid internship program »

Mount students also attend Career Fairs, Information Sessions and Workshops and receive Career Counselling. 

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Program Options

Students may choose from over 20 Arts programs, everything from long-standing programs in languages, literature, history, and social sciences, to newer and often cross-disciplinary programs in Women's Studies, Cultural Studies, and Communication Studies. Visit the Academic Calendar to read the full description of all BA program options including BA General Studies (15.0 units); BA with Major (20.0 units); Combined Major (20.0 units); BA with Honours (20.0 units). View BA program options »

Areas of Study

In addition to the BA programs listed below, students may also take courses, minors, or even a combined major in other areas such as science and professional studies.