VIU Students at Beach


Diplomas are offered in a number of program areas, and are indicated as such below.

Diplomas are awarded to students who complete at least 60 credits of course work and obtain a minimum overall average of 2.0 (“C”) in those courses specifically required for each diploma.

Students who qualify for a Diploma must submit an application to graduate. Applications are available at the Registration Centre.

General Diplomas

Diploma in Arts and Science: requires 60 credits in university program courses, including at least six semester credits in English.

Diploma in Individually Selected Studies: requires 60 semester credits in any University courses, 100-level or higher.