What kinds of work term opportunities may be available?
As a Bachelor of Arts student you will have a variety of employment opportunities available to you. You may pursue opportunities within your chosen area of study (Anthropology, English, History, Psychology, Sociology or Spanish) or opportunities suitable to all BA students.
BA students may work within non-profit settings, government agencies, group homes, newspapers, museums or private business. Work experience positions for BA students could include community outreach, program administration, cultural programming, government relations, research assistance and museum support.
How do I prepare for my co-op work term?
Students interested in pursuing Co-op will need to meet the following eligibility requirements:
|Co-op Work Term 1||Co-op Work Term 2||Co-op Work Term 3|
One of ANTH
2225,2229 OR 2241
|Two of ANTH 2225, 2229 or 2241|
Two of ANTH 3309, 3321, 3307
ENGL 2210 or ENGL 2211
One 2000 level writing course
|One ENGL 3000 level course||One ENGL 3000 level course|
Any one HIST course from 2000/3000 level
|Any one 4000 level course|
Any two 2000 level core courses
|Four additional 2000 level courses|
One additional 3000 level course
SLGY 3321 or
One additional SLGY 2000 or 3000 level course
And two SPAN 3000 level courses
One other 3000/4000 level course
One other 4000 level course
Students who have not yet declared a major are encouraged to apply and contact the Arts Co-operative Education Coordinator
Orientation to Co-operative Education course
In addition to core courses specific to each major (see Eligibility Requirements), you will take an Orientation to Co-operative Education course facilitated by your Co-op Education Coordinator prior to your first work term. Sessions within the course will assist you in preparing for the job search process and making the transition from Mount Royal University to a work setting.
Topics covered during these sessions may include the following:
The Orientation to Co-operative Education course is only offered in the Fall semester. Contact the Co-operative Education Coordinator for information.
What about expenses?
By starting to plan now, you can be financially prepared for your work terms. Expenses may include: