Why Liberal Arts

A liberal arts education from Trinity Western University is an opportunity to engage in interdisciplinary study, explore your chosen field through different academic perspectives, and prepare for life and a career where you’re fully equipped. 

Trinity Western University embraces a whole-person educational approach. You will explore the liberal arts through our core curriculum by taking foundational courses covering academic and scientific research, writing, reasoning, and spiritual thought. Through these courses as well as your choice of courses from our ways of knowing program categories, you’ll engage in inquiry related to the world’s most enduring questions. This base will act as scaffolding, supporting you while you build your specialized knowledge in your chosen major. 

Find out what is included in the TWU undergraduate core curriculum: 

Student Learning Outcomes

Through your learning, leadership, and service experiences at Trinity Western University, you will prepare for a life of learning and service by developing:

  • Knowledge and its application
  • Cognitive complexity
  • Aesthetic expression and interpretation
  • Inter- and intra-personal wellness
  • Spiritual formation
  • Social responsibility and global engagement
  • Leadership

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