Bachelor of Arts - Year 1

Get a start on your Bachelor of Arts with first-year courses you can take close to home.

TRU Williams Lake offers year 1 of the Bachelor of Arts degree (BA). The BA degree offers a variety of majors and minors while ensuring a comprehensive foundation in the liberal arts. Flexible, innovative programs include opportunities for undergraduate research, co-op, field schools and study abroad. Cultivate skills like communication, critical thinking, teamwork, and leadership, and apply your knowledge in real-world settings. Courses in anthropology, archaeology, English, history, philosophy, psychology, and sociology are offered on an annual basis. These courses can accumulate credits towards various programs while you choose the path best for you.

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Education
  • Bachelor of Journalism
  • Bachelor of Social Work
  • Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Bachelor of Business Administration

Possible BA paths

Majors (main concentration)

Communications, Economics, Economic and Political Studies, English, Geography and Environmental Studies, History, Mathematics, Mathematics and Economics, Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology, Theatre Arts

Minors (secondary optional concentration

Archaeology and Geology, Creative Writing, Environmental Economics and Sustainable Development, Geography, Language and Global Studies, Management, Political Studies, Visual Arts


Graduates can enter into a wide range of positions spanning private and public sectors, non-profit organizations and self-employment. Positions include:

  • Project coordinator
  • Researcher
  • Public relations specialist
  • Teacher
  • Counsellor

Inquiries and Advising

Phone: 250-392-8000


Phone: 250-392-8020