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Cultural Studies (BA in Combination)

Cultural Studies (BA in Combination)

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Gain insight into the role popular culture has on social change.

Our Cultural Studies program introduces you to new ways of reading the culture all around you, as you foster cultural literacy and learn to develop and communicate critical insights into the world.

Program Highlights

  • co-op-icon.jpgCo-op is available (apply after first year).
  • This is a flexible degree that you take in combination with another Arts program.
  • Engaging courses that combine serious critical inquiry and analysis drawn from everyday life and popular culture.
  • Vibrant learning communities where you can make lasting connections with our award-winning faculty.

First-Year Courses

  • Studying Popular Culture

  • Exploring Cultural Studies 

In addition, you'll choose 4.0 elective credits in courses that interest you. For detailed information, visit Program Requirements.

Admission Requirements

We encourage applicants of all academic backgrounds to apply.

Ontario High School Curriculum

  • Minimum admission range: low 70s.
  • Competitive admission range, based on last year’s admitted students: low 80s.
  • English at 60%.

Other Curriculums

Visit our admission requirements section to find specific requirements for international curriculums, other Canadian curriculums, transfer students and more. 

Design Your Degree

This program must be completed in combination with another Bachelor of Arts program. You can easily pair your studies with Communication Studies, English, Film Studies, Women and Gender Studies or Global Studies, among others.

Laurier also offers a variety of other options to enhance your degree.

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