While the Bachelor of Arts & Sciences program has a strong interdisciplinary core, the program also relies on the strength of our associated colleges.
The wealth of knowledge and creativity found in the College of Arts serves our society by exploring the depth and breadth of human experience, in both the past and the present, in order to help our world chart a course for the future. Through the College of Arts the students in the BAS program can specialize in Art History, Art Theory & Criticism, Classical Languages, Classical Studies, English, European Culture & Civilizations, French Studies, German, History, Italian, Museum Studies, Music, Philosophy, Spanish, studio Art, Theatre Studies, and Visual Art of the Americas.
The only one of its kind in Canada and among a handful worldwide. The three departments teach approximately 15,000 undergraduate enrolments and advise over 240 graduate students each year. Specifically under the College of Biological Science, BAS students can specialize in Biochemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Ecology, Functional Foods & Nutraceuticals, Microbiology, Molecular Biology & Genetics, Neuroscience, Plant Biology and Zoology.
The College of Management & Economics builds on Guelph's values and core mission, as well as emphasizing its strengths in management and leadership. Through the College of Management & Economics, BAS students can specialize in Marketing Management, Business Administration and Economics.
Students in the College of Physical & Engineering Science develop advanced skills in qualitative and quantitative analysis - skills that can be applied to a wide variety of challenging careers. BAS students have a chance to specialize in Chemistry, Computing & Information Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics and Environmental Studies in the College of Physical & Engineering Science.
Composed of eight departments, with programs that interact with departments in other colleges, centers of research and other related groups. Within these six departments, BAS students may specialize in Anthropology, Criminal Justice & Public Policy, Educational Psychology, Family & Child Studies, Geography, International Development, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Women Studies, and Nutritional Sciences.
The Ontario Agricultural College (OAC) is one of the top colleges of its type in the world, offering a broad array of academic choices for students with a wide variety of interests at our four campuses at Guelph, Alfred, Kemptville and Ridgetown. BAS students have a unique opportunity to specialize in Agriculture, Food Science, Forest Science, Geology, GIS & Environmental Analysis, Environmental Studies and Rural Extension Studies through the Ontario Agricultural College.
The Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) is dedicated to the advancement of veterinary and comparative medicine through teaching, research and service. As the oldest veterinary college in Canada and the United States, OVC has been educating veterinarians since 1862.
Program Counsellors and Faculty Advisors are excellent resources for you to utilize if you have specific questions about requirements within the various colleges and departments.