Study Associate of Arts at LaSalle College


LaSalle College in Vancouver offers a variety of applied arts programs that help domestic and international students in building their careers globally. There are programs ranging from graphic designing, interior designing, animation, culinary arts, and many more. The classroom sizes are also small giving the students much more room to interact freely in the classroom with their peers and faculty. The College also has close links with the industries not just within Canada, but outside Canada as well.

The credentials of the programs offered by LaSalle College include bachelor’s Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates.

The College leaves no stone unturned in providing excellent knowledge and skills to enrich its students in achieving their career goals in a professional yet friendly environment. 

LaSalle College Vancouver is coming up with a new campus just near its existing site. This new education center will be used for active learning and social engagement of the students and the faculties. This new facility will be opening in the Fall of 2023.

Program Objectives

The goal of this program is to equip students with the knowledge and skills that are required for studying Arts, Humanities, Social, and Natural Sciences.

After studying this course, the students are prepared for further study in a Faculty of Arts (bachelor’s degree program) at one of British Columbia’s universities. The College also provides a safe learning environment and supports the development of strong critical thinking, communication, and research skills which would benefit the students in their careers.

Students can earn credits toward a university degree while improving their foundation and knowledge by studying various subjects.

Who Should Apply for this course?

There are three categories of students who will be a perfect fit to apply for this course. These are:

  1. Students who are directly out of high school, or students who want to pursue an undergraduate degree 
  2. Students who have a certificate or diploma in hand and want to pursue further studies
  3. Students interested in subjects such as Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences as these make the most of the subjects that are studied in Arts

Associate of Arts Overview

This is a two-year Program. The program will have 60 Credits that should complete in 2 years, or the students can also cover it in a 12-month time (if it is completed in 4 quarters)

Credential awarded: Associates degree 

Delivery Method:

  • All courses are available on-campus
  • Most of the courses offer an option for online or blended delivery through digital learning platforms that are highly interactive. These include July 2022 Intakes. 

Subjects covered in the course

Some of the subjects covered in the course are:


  • Poetry
  • Literature
  • Fiction
  • Theatre
  • Creative Writing


  • Critical Thinking
  • Logic
  • Ethics


  • Personality theories
  • Organizational
  • Sociology
  • Cognitive


  • Environmental Science
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics


  • Geometry
  • Algebra
  • Calculus
  • Statistics


  • World Civilization
  • Political Science
  • History of Photography


  • Architecture
  • Art History
  • Film Studies
  • Drama in Media
  • Sustainable Design


  • Communications
  • Business Law
  • Economics

Admission Requirements

IELTS/ International English Language Testing System (Academic) score should be 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in writing

TOEFL/ Test of English as a Foreign Language iBT: 80 with a minimum of 20 in writing

Duolingo score should be 105-110 with a minimum of 100 in writing

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What will the students learn?

  • Critical thinking and problem solving using mathematical and/or scientific reasoning
  • Written and oral communication skills
  • Use information responsibly
  • To interpret and analyze artistic work, historical events, or philosophical thought and describe the relevance of that work to themselves, society, and cultures
  • To analyze the impact of social, political, and psychological thought on the individual and society.

Post-graduation work permit (PGWP)

International students may be eligible to apply for a Post Graduate Work Permit if they graduate with an Associate of Arts degree from LaSalle College.


College offers bursaries up to $13,500 for domestic students and $18,000 for international students, based on 60 credits.

Bursaries are awarded on a quarterly basis and can be renewed provided students maintain a minimum 2.4 GPA each quarter as well as a minimum course load of four courses (12 credits) * and are honoured if the course load is less than 12 credits, and it is the student’s final quarter needed for program completion.

Bursaries are not refundable or transferable across programs. They can only be used for tuition.

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Tuition & Fees (60 credits)

Domestic Students: $25,500 CAD

International Students: $33,000 CAD

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Career Opportunities

Students who graduate from the program will be prepared to study at the baccalaureate level at LaSalle College Vancouver or they would also have an option to study in some other College or University in British Columbia. Students can work in a variety of professions such as social workers, administrators, teachers, and journalists, or can work in fields such as advertising, public relations, and many more.

If you think this interests you, then this is the perfect course for you!

Source: LaSalle College Vancouver Associate of Arts Tuition and fees

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