Academic Programs

The University of Lethbridge is a liberal education university. This means you get a broad and integrated education that develops strong thinking skills and values community engagement. The skills from a liberal education are skills that employers value and society needs!

Particularly in your first year, we encourage you to explore many different subject areas. This can help you find out what university is about, discover new passions, gain a wider skill set, and make it easier for you if you decide to switch programs.

Undergraduate Programs

Your program is the broad area that you’ll study and is usually a set number of courses. You can choose a from many different credentials, including a single Bachelor’s degree, or opt for a combined degree program which will give you two Bachelor’s degrees.

Graduate Programs

The University of Lethbridge is a comprehensive academic and research institute, which offers graduate credentials and programs, at the Master and Doctoral levels, spanning over 70 disciplines.

What is a Minor?

After you choose courses based on your program’s requirements, you may have room in your schedule to study a variety of electives or to follow a secondary interest.

In keeping with the principles of liberal education, the University of Lethbridge offers Undergraduate minors in a variety of areas. Minors are available across Faculties and Schools and provide students in undergraduate programs the opportunity to pursue their interests in an area or areas distinct from their chosen major and degree program.

For minors available to undergraduate students in Education programs, please see Education Minors.