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What is an Arts degree?

How does an Arts degree work?

Single Bachelor of Arts

• 24 courses over 3 years: 8 courses each year
• 144 units
• 2 Majors: 8 courses per major OR
• 1 Major, 2 Minors: 8 courses in a major and 4 courses in a minor
• 8 elective courses

Example of a degree with two majors, one minor, and four electives


Major 1
Major 2
Elective

Minor
TOTAL

 

Major 1

Major 2
Elective
Elective
TOTAL

  Semester 1
Units
Semester 2
Units
First year
6
6
6
6
24
6
6
6
6
24
Second year Major 1
Major 1
Major 2
Minor
TOTAL

6
6
6
6
24

Major 1
Major 2

Major 2
Elective course
TOTAL
6
6
6
6
24
Third year Major 2
Major 2

Major 1
Minor
TOTAL
6
6
6
6
24
Major 2
Major 1
Major 1
Minor
TOTAL
6
6
6
6
24

 

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Updated: 5 May 2014/ Responsible Officer:  College Dean / Page Contact:  CASS Marketing & Communications