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Communications and Critical Thinking

2 Hands typing on an iphone in front of a laptopPrepare yourself for a long and satisfying career with this three-year degree program, exclusive to Trent University Durham GTA, which encourages you to develop transferable skills, prized by employers. The program combines required courses – in project management, writing, research, and numeracy – with others (selected by you) from a variety of other programs on campus. You’ll learn to become a creative, logical, and integrative thinker and a clear communicator. You’ll also have a chance to test your abilities in the program’s experiential learning capstone course, working on a meaningful community-based research project. 

Degree Type

  • B.A.

The Trent Advantage

  • Enjoy the benefits of experiential learning, especially in a final-year project, researching and responding to a local issue or question
  • Study in a supportive and vibrant small-classroom environment
  • Challenge yourself with academically rigorous, relevant, and diverse course material
  • Tailor the program to suit your busy schedule

Ontario Secondary School Requirements

General Admission Requirements:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD)
  • A minimum of six Grade 12 4U or 4M courses, including program specific prerequisites
  • A minimum 70% overall final average (unless otherwise specified)
  • ENG 4U with a minimum of 60%

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Career Paths

  • Project Manager
  • Lawyer
  • Professional Administrator
  • Communications Strategist
  • Research Officer
  • Corporate Education Planner
  • Government Worker
  • Development Officer
  • Public Relations Specialist