Undergraduate Degree and Diploma Advisors

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

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

Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

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

  • Meet with a BA Degree Advisor as early as you wish to declare your Major or Minors

  • student drop-in every week, Monday through Thursday, between 9:00-11:00 and 13:30-15:30 in B355, room 305 or 307
  • Lynda Patterson: 250.753.3245 Ext. 2178, Lynda.Patterson@viu.ca

  • Andrea Martin: 250.753.3245 Ext. 2841, Andrea.Martin@viu.ca

    • If you'd like to meet to discuss your plan, please book an in-person or Zoom meeting. You can click book now to be redirected to set a date and time for an appointment. Once your appointment has been accepted (usually within a day or so), you will receive a confirmation email.

Business and Management

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

  • 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.


Bachelor of Education

  • B.Ed. Year 1 and 3 Entry - Gayle Brase

  • Post Baccalaureate Program & International Applicants - Chelsea McKaig

To schedule an appointment to meet or speak with an Education Program Advisor, please call 250.740.6223 or toll-free 1.888.920.2221 Ext. 6223

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

Bachelor of Kinesiology/Physical Education Diploma


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; Major and Minor in Chemistry; Mathematics and Psychology; 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 and 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