Here are five reasons. Sure, there are more.
Tell us what YOU think makes the UBC Arts One Program distinctive!
ITS TRADITION OF EXCELLENCE
You’ll be part of a program that has attracted intellectually adventurous students and instructors who enjoy challenge and innovation. ArtsONE alumni include Rhodes Scholars, recipients of Governor General’s Medals for academic excellence, a BC Supreme Court Justice, and several UBC instructors.
ITS SENSE OF COMMUNITY
You won’t be just an anonymous face in the back row, but a member of a small group of 20 students exploring important questions together with the same professor all year long.
ITS INTEGRATED PROGRAM
The program blends three courses into one cohesive theme, with one set of readings and one exam. Students receive 18 academic credits.
ITS TUTORIAL STRUCTURE
Meet your instructor in groups of four weekly to present and discuss your essays – a system with a proven track record of strengthening writing skills.
ITS READING LIST
Read and discuss great works of literature, history, and philosophy, both ancient and modern. Students may also study poetry, films, drama, scripts, opera librettos and more.