A modern classics education will connect you with a dynamic world of art, literature, and history.
Modern Classics Studies is an ideal program for creative people who want to explore art and ideas while earning credits towards a university degree.
Careers and opportunities
Modern Classics Studies provides a foundation for eventual careers in:
- Arts management
- Creative and cultural industries
- Museum and gallery curation
- Arts education
Associate degrees from CNC transfer into university programs and give you preferential admission at public universities and university-colleges in BC. (Consult the British Columbia Transfer Guide and check with CNC advisors to verify transferability of credits.)
What you will learn
- Written and oral communication
- Critical thinking
- Knowledge of influential works of art, literature, and film
- Appreciation for human progress and achievement
Associate of Arts Modern Classics Courses
A modern classics education will connect you with a dynamic world of art, literature, and history. Modern Classics Studies is an ideal program for creative people who want to explore art and ideas while earning credits towards a university degree.
Social Science Elective
3 additional credits in Social Sciences
Anthropology Elective One of:
6 credits of second year history
3 credits in second year Philosophy
Science and Math Requirements
1.Math, Computing Science or Statistics
*A Lab Science requires minimum 2-hour lab and excludes any course in APSC or Computing Science
PHIL 115 or 2XX level
Locations & Dates
CNC programs have varying lengths and start dates to meet your needs, and are offered across multiple campuses where possible. Don’t see the campus you’re looking for? Check back with us soon as this page is updated throughout the school year.
You’ll need one of the following:
- Successful completion of Grade 12 (with English 12 or English 12: First Peoples)
- ABE/Academic Upgrading Advanced Certificate
- GED Certificate
- Completion of Grade 11 with an outstanding academic record in the year of application.
Note 1: It is recommended high school students consult their counsellors to ensure they select the most appropriate high school courses for their chosen career paths.
Note 2: Students who received less than a “B” grade in English 12 or its equivalent are strongly encouraged to select English 103 as their first English course.
Note 3: Students applying for admission to MATH 101, CSC 109, Phys 101 or Chem 111 who obtained a “C+” or less in Principles of Math 12 (interim grade) or Math 050 must first register in MATH 100.
Note 4: The GED certificate meets the general admission requirements but does not meet specific program or course prerequisites.
Note 5: You will need to comply with the prerequisites of specific courses you select.
Need help meeting these requirements? Check out our Academic Upgrading options.
Any program of study that does not have a selective admission process or fixed capacity and is on a “first qualified, first admitted” basis.
Invest in your future
Please check the Fee Schedule for up-to-date information.
These costs are an estimate and do not include books. Costs may change without notice. Student fees vary by campus.
Books for this program can be purchased from the bookstore.
Paying for college
We're here to help. You can apply for scholarships and bursaries through CNC. We can also help you find loans and other funding. Visit Financial aid to find out how.
Salaries and employment
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