Undergraduate Degree and Diploma Advisors

To make an appointment with a Degree Advisor please email them directly

Art, Design and Performing Arts

Bachelor of Interior Design

Bachelor of Design in Graphic Design

Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies/Diploma in Jazz Studies

Bachelor of Arts, Visual Art Major and Minor/Visual Arts Diploma

Theatre Diploma/Technical Theatre Diploma

Bachelor of Arts: Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Bachelor of Arts (Faculties of Arts and Humanities and Social Sciences)

  • Applicants and first year students contact the Advising Centre: Advising@viu.ca, 250.740.6410

  • Meet with a BA Degree Advisor to: declare or change your major or minors, get help to learn how to use the Goal Planning System (GPS), discuss how your transfer credits apply to your degree, learn how credits earned in an international exchange can apply to your degree, help you choose your courses, get detailed program and graduation information, and other related information.
  • During the academic year, from August - June, student drop-in is held Monday through Thursday between 9 - 11 am and 1:30 - 3:30 pm in Building 355, room 305 or 307.

  • More information about BA Degree Advising for the Arts & Humanities and Social Sciences.

Business and Management

Bachelor of Business Administration/Diploma in Business Administration/Certificate in Business Management

  • Applicants and first year students contact the Advising Centre: Advising@viu.ca, 250.740.6410
  • International applicants and first year students contact International Advising Center: Advising.International@viu.ca, 250.740.6315 
  • BBA students nearing completion of their 1st and 2nd year requirements and ready to declare their major and graduating students who are making final plans to complete the Certificate in Business Management, the Diploma in Business Administration, or the BBA Degree should contact Sharon Kelly: Business Programs Advising and Support.

Education

Bachelor of Education

  • Applicants and first year students contact the Advising Centre: Advising@viu.ca, 250.740.6410
  • International applicants and first year students contact International Advising Center: Advising.International@viu.ca, 250.740.6315
  • Year 1 and 2 students with degree progression questions connect with Gayle Brase
  • Year 3-5 students with degree progression and graduation questions connect with Michelle Steel
  • Post Baccalaureate Program & International students connect with Chelsea McKaig

To schedule an appointment to meet or speak with an Faculty of Education Degree Advisor, please call250.740.6223 or toll-free 1.888.920.2221 Ext: 6223

For general questions, please email BEd.Advising@viu.ca

Kinesiology

Bachelor of Kinesiology/Physical Education Diploma

Health

Dental Hygiene

Dental Assisting

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Practical Nursing

Human Services

Bachelor of Social Work/Social Services Diploma

Bachelor of Arts in Child and Youth Care/CYC Diploma

Education Assistant and Community Support Certificate

Early Childhood Education and Care

Science and Technology

Bachelor of Science

Honours, Major and Minor in Biology and Psychology; Major and Minor in Chemistry and Mathematics; Major in Geoscience; Minors in Aquaculture, Computer Science, Earth Science, and Geography.

Major in Computer Science

Fisheries and Aquaculture Technology Diploma and Post-Degree Diploma in Fisheries and Aquaculture

Forest Resources Technology Diploma

Resource Management Officer Technology Diploma

Bachelor of Natural Resource Protection 

Tourism, Recreation, and Hospitality

Bachelor of Hospitality Management, Hospitality Management Diploma, Wine Business Certificate

Recreation and Sport Management, Tourism Studies, Event Management CertificateBachelor of Tourism Management

More Options for Credentials 

Educational Advisors in the Advising Centre can help you with your plans to graduate with any of these 60 credit credentials. Connect with an Advisor