UTP Stage II: Arts

UTP Stage II: Arts is equivalent to the first year of University of Manitoba's Bachelor of Arts degree. Faculty of Arts graduates acquire the oral and written communication skills, research abilities and critical thinking skills that are highly sought after by today’s employers in a variety of fields.

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. For full details, please see https://umanitoba.ca/admissions/undergraduate/requirements#advanced-entry-applicants

Your direct pathway to the University of Manitoba

High School


2nd Year University of Manitoba





12 months


January, May, September

UTP Stage II: Arts

Courses offered at ICM

For program planning resources, please visit icmanitoba.ca/pre-arrival-and-registration-resources.

Second year of your University of Manitoba degree

Bachelor of Arts

  • Anthropology
  • Art History
  • Asian Studies
  • Canadian Studies
  • Catholic Studies (minor option only)
  • Central and East Europe Studies
  • Classics
    • Classical Studies, Greek, Latin
  • Economics
    • Economics, Economics and Econometrics Stream, Economics and Society Stream, Economics-Mathematics, Economics-Statistics
  • English, Theatre, Film & Media
    • English, Film Studies, Theatre
  • French, Spanish and Italian
    • French, Spanish, Italian (minor option only), Italian Studies
  • German and Slavic Studies
    • German, Polish (minor option only), Russian, Ukrainian
  • Global Political Economy
  • History
  • Icelandic Language and Literature
  • Indigenous Studies
    • Indigenous Studies, Indigenous Governance Stream (with required minor in Business), Indigenous Languages (Cree, Anishinaabemowin [Ojibwe])
  • Judaic Studies (minor option only)
  • Labour Studies
  • Latin American Studies (minor option only)
  • Linguistics
  • Mathematics
  • Medieval and Early Modern Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Political Studies
  • Psychology
  • Religion
  • Sociology and Criminology
    • Sociology, Criminology
  • Ukrainian Canadian Heritage Studies
  • Women's and Gender Studies

Why choose the Faculty of Arts?


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. Visit the University of Manitoba’s Career Services website to view the Career Compass to start planning for your future career path: https://www.umanitoba.ca/career-services/career-planning

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