Our students describe the joint major experience as having the best of both worlds. Can’t decide between two programs? At Trent you don’t have to! Pursue your passions and launch your career with a professional profile as unique as you are through Trent’s joint major programs. You can combine courses in the arts, sciences, or business programs. Have a passion for social justice? Pair your Politics degree with Gender & Social Justice. Want to immerse yourself in today’s technology? Join Media Studies and Computer Science. Mix and match programs that best appeal to your interests, preparing yourself for a future with more possibility.
Popular Joint Majors
At Trent, you have the flexibility to combine nearly any two programs of your choice. To help you narrow it down, here’s a list of some of our most popular combinations:
- Media Studies & Psychology
- Biology & Psychology
- Environmental Studies & Biology
- Child & Youth Studies & Psychology
- Geography & Canadian Studies; Economics & Philosophy
- Computer Science & Economics
- English & Politics
Explore other popular joint major combinations within our professional programs like Business Administration and Forensic Science.
The Trent Joint Major Advantage
- Experience the ease of combining programs across the arts and sciences and Trent's one of-a-kind professional programs
- Receive academic advising to support you throughout your joint major degree
- B.A. (Honours)
- B.Sc. (Honours)
- Durham GTA
- Gain the diversity of knowledge today’s employers are looking by studying and specializing in not one, but two academic disciplines
- Hands-on learning experiences abound in all Trent programs – gain the competitive edge on your résumé
- Explore your career interests and graduate with 12 months of work experience (and income) through new four-year competitive co-op streams, giving you the edge for success
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Ontario Secondary School 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
- ENG 4U with a minimum of 60%
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