Academic Calendar 2024/25


Associate of Arts degree — General option

Entrance requirements

See the Associate of Arts degree section for details on entrance requirements and application procedures.

General requirements

  1. 60 credits of 100- and 200-level courses. A minimum of 15 credits must be completed at UFV.
  2. Each course must be transferable to one of Simon Fraser University, University of British Columbia, University of Northern British Columbia, or University of Victoria. Transferability of courses can be found on the B.C. Transfer Guide at No course will be used to meet more than one of the following specific requirements.
  3. Graduation requires a minimum GPA of 2.00, calculated on all courses that could apply to the program.

Program outline

Course Title Credits
Six credits in English or Communications:
Two of: 6
ENGL 105–170 ENGL courses numbered 105–170  
CMNS 120 Communicating in University (discontinued)  
CMNS 125 Communicating Professionally to Academic and Workplace Audiences  
CMNS 251 Professional Report Writing  
Nine credits in Science:
MATH, COMP, or STAT course 3–4
Lab science One 100-level course 3–4
Science elective One lower-level course 3–4
36 credits in Arts:
Social Sciences Two 100-level courses 6
Humanities Two 100-level courses (other than ENGL) 6
Arts electives Two lower-level courses 6
Arts electives 18 credits in 200-level courses (see Note) 18
Nine credits in Arts, Science, or other areas 9

Note: Arts electives must be in two or more subject areas

Subject areas

Please see this section for a list of the subject areas which apply to Associate of Arts program categories.

Undergraduate continuance

Students enrolled in undergraduate courses (courses numbered 100 or higher) must maintain an undergraduate Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of at least 2.00 to remain enrolled in Good Academic Standing at UFV. Students in Good Academic Standing will have no registration limits placed on them. Failure to meet the minimum CGPA requirement will result in restrictions on registration and may eventually lead to academic suspension from undergraduate studies at UFV. Students on Academic Warning or Academic Probation are limited to registering in 10 credits. For further details, see the Academic standing and undergraduate continuance section of the academic calendar. Academic standing is governed by UFV’s Undergraduate Continuance policy (92).


Students must complete at least 15 of the credits required at UFV.

Course listings

For complete details on courses see the course descriptions section.

Current Students