UTP Stage II: Arts

UTP Stage II: Arts is equivalent to the first year of University of Manitoba's Bachelor of Arts degree. When you progress* to the second year of the degree program, you can choose from many areas in which to specialize, including economics, linguistic, philosophy, psychology and sociology.

* To progress to second year of the Bachelor of Arts, you must have a GPA of at least 2.0 and satisfy relevant entry requirements, with a minimum 30 credit hours of advanced standing.

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January, May, September

UTP Stage II:Arts

Available first year courses

  • Critical Thinking
  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Economics
  • Environment
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Introduction to University
  • Literary Topics
  • Political Studies
  • Statistics

Second year of your University of Manitoba degree

Bachelor of Arts

  • Anthropology
  • Classical Studies
  • Economics
  • English
  • French
  • German and Slavic Studies
  • History
  • Icelandic Studies
  • Italian
  • Linguistics
  • Native Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Political Studies
  • Psychology
  • Religion
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
Interdisciplinary options:
  • Asian Studies
  • Canadian Studies
  • Catholic Studies
  • Central and East European Studies
  • Drama
  • Film Studies
  • Global Political Economy
  • History of Art
  • International Studies
  • Labour Studies
  • Latin American Studies
  • Medieval and Renaissance Studies
  • Theatre
  • Ukrainian Canadian Heritage Studies
  • Women's & Gender Studies

For more information on University of Manitoba's Faculty of Arts visit

University of Manitoba Arts program facts

  • First of it's kind in Canada, the Faculty of Arts is home to the Centre of Creative Writing and Oral Culture.
  • The region's largest research-intensive university


Employment and career options

An undergraduate program in Arts can lead to career opportunities in communication, business, government, politics, social services education or public service. An Arts degree allows you to develop skills and a broad knowledge base that can apply to many different careers.

Average Salaries**

Public Relations Officer:

Average starting salary C$30,000
Average salary C$47,200:

** Source: Manitoba Career Planning Guide 2012.

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