UBC Arts Co-op Program


Undergraduate Arts students specialize in a combined 40+ majors that span the Social Sciences, Humanities, and Creative and Performing Arts. In addition, Arts students can take specialized programs, including the Bachelor of International Economics and Bachelor of Media Studies.

Skills for a Global Economy

Our students possess highly sought-after transferable skills necessary in today’s global economy, including:

  • Critical thinking & creative problem solving
  • Research, analysis, & project management
  • Cultural & historical awareness
  • Leadership & teamwork
  • Technology & computer skills
  • Communication & writing

Types of Work Undergraduate Arts Students Perform

Arts students study a variety of disciplines, so they are uniquely suited to a broad range of roles, such as:

Advertising Fundraising Program Administration
Arts Administration Gallery & Museum Tours Project Coordination
Client Services GIS & Mapping Proposal Writing
Curatorial Assistance Graphic Design Public Relations
Digital Media Production Human Resources Research & Analysis
Editing & Writing Journalism Social Service Delivery
Educational Programming Language Translation Statistical Analysis
Environmental Assessment Marketing & Communications Survey Design & Analysis
Event Planning Office Administration Technical Writing
Financial Services Policy Analysis Web Design

a place of mind, The University of British Columbia

Faculty of Arts
Buchanan A240
1866 Main Mall,
Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z1, Canada
Tel: 604.822.3828
Arts Co-op Program
Buchanan C121
1866 Main Mall,
Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z1, Canada
Tel: 604.822.1529

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