Middle Years

As you move throughout your academic years, you’ll be able to choose from a variety of enriching and career-shaping experiences to support your learning and enhance your growth.

Plan your degree

Browse over 70 program options and use tools to help plan your degree, including the Ways of Knowing Breadth Explorer and Workday tutorials.

Declare or apply for your program

Declare or apply for a major, honours, or minor before your third year. Review your program options to determine if you are required to apply to the program or declare it on Workday Student.

Review your degree requirements

Arts students are required to fulfill faculty-wide requirements for their degrees, as well as program-specific requirements.

Make sure you’re on your way to fulfilling the Ways of Knowing Breadth Requirement in your second and third years. Explore and create different course combinations using the Ways of Knowing Breadth Explorer.

Consult with Arts Academic Advising

If you’re struggling to decide on your program focus and want to have a constructive conversation about your degree plan and future goals, contact Arts Academic Advising.

For transfer students

If you’re entering UBC as a transfer student in second or third year, the Transfer Student Planning Guide is a self-paced online course that introduces you to everything you need to know to prepare for your Bachelor of Arts degree.

Participate in hands-on learning opportunities

Gain hands-on learning experiences and make an impact through our various workplace, community engagement, research, and leadership opportunities — whether on campus, in the community, or abroad.

Browse alumni profiles

Discover what Arts graduates are up to, how their time at UBC went, and what advice they have for current Arts students.

Attend a career event

Start building your career through workshops, programs, and a variety of events to meet new people and grow your network.

Browse career resources

Browse jobs, seek resumé and interview support, grow your network, build time management and presentation skills, and more.

Explore graduate programs

Expand your knowledge and professional expertise by browsing through over 80 graduate programs in Arts.

Experience UBC’s Arts and Culture District

Immerse yourself in everything from live music, theatre, and opera to film, contemporary and fine art, museums, and more. Explore arts and culture venues, events, and student discounts.

Submit your course evaluations

Help improve courses and make a difference in the planning and presentation of curricula in Arts by submitting course feedback online at the end of each term.

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