Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)http://www.uoguelph.ca/baco/
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Students entering semester one of the B.A. Program will take Arts and Social Science courses including courses towards their chosen specialization (major or area of concentration). Select five courses (2.50 credits) maximum. You will only be choosing courses for your first semester at this time.
Select your courses for Fall 2013 as outlined in the steps below. Select your course(s) for your specialization first, followed by your other courses. Do not select courses with conflicting timeslots. Detailed instructions on using WebAdvisor are available at the WebAdvisor Tutorial.
For your first semester, it is best to take courses from a variety of subject areas. Availability of your preferred courses and sections may depend on early selection. Some courses and course sections may be full; you may be required to make alternate selections.
Please read the following information carefully. For an expanded version of instructions and information on semester one course selection, please go to the “First Year Course Selection” link on the B.A. Counselling Office website.
It is recommended (not required) that you select 1000 level courses from the following:
- TWO ARTS COURSES
- TWO SOCIAL SCIENCE COURSES
- ONE FREE ELECTIVE (this may include an Arts, Social Science, Natural/Mathematical Science or an elective from another area)
Below is a list of the subject areas for the Arts and Social Sciences. Not all 1000 level courses listed in the 2013/2014 Undergraduate Calendar will be available in Fall 2013. Please consult WebAdvisor for a list of available course sections.
ARTS - Subject Areas:
|ARTH Art History||HIST History|
|CHIN Chinese||ITAL Italian Studies|
|CLAS Classical Studies||LAT Latin|
|ENGL English||MUSC Music|
|EURO European Studies||PHIL Philosophy|
|FREN French Studies||PORT Portuguese|
|GERM German Studies||SART Studio Art *|
|GREK Greek||THST Theatre Studies|
|HISP Hispanic Studies||WMST Women's Studies|
SOCIAL SCIENCES - Subject Areas:
|ANTH Anthropology||POLS Political Science|
|ECON Economics||PSYC Psychology|
|GEOG Geography||SOC Sociology|
*Note: Access to some ARTS and SOCIAL SCIENCES courses may be restricted. For further information, please check the B.A. Counselling Office website under First Year Course Selection.
NATURAL AND MATHEMATICAL SCIENCE COURSES - Please consult the B.A. Counselling Office website for the list of acceptable science courses for the B.A. Program. Students must take 1.00 credits in natural and/or mathematical sciences courses to fulfill the B.A. science requirements prior to graduation.
Course Selection Steps:
- If you know the specialization (major or area of concentration) you wish to pursue, consult the Undergraduate Calendar for the appropriate 1000 level courses to take in your first semester. The required courses for each specialization are listed in the Schedule of Studies which is located in the 2013/2014 Undergraduate CalendarThe Program Information section lists the requirements that all students must meet for the General or Honours B.A. degree. Click on the specific subject area for the required courses. For Co-op Programs in Economics and Psychology, required courses are listed by semester. In addition, Co-op students must read the important information under the Co-operative Education Section.
- If you do not know which area you wish to specialize in, you should select courses from different subject areas that interest you.
- Check the course descriptions either through WebAdvisor or in the 2013/2014 Undergraduate Calendar.
- Select the required course(s) for your specialization first and build your schedule around it/them. Note: If there are two or more required 1000 level courses, you may be able to spread them over your first two semesters. Please refer to the “First Year Course Selection” link on the B.A. Counselling Office website.
- Register your course sections using WebAdvisor.
- Course sections and time slots can fill up quickly. You should note that course sections that are full now may have spots during the first week of September.
Students must take only 1000 level courses during the first semester. Exceptions to this may be some of the language courses, depending on your background. Please read carefully the course descriptions before selecting courses in the following subject areas: CHIN, FREN, GERM, GREK, HISP, ITAL, LAT and PORT. Contact the School of Languages and Literatures for additional information (ext. 53883).
For additional information and counselling please contact:The B.A. Counselling Office MacKinnon Building, Room 130 519-824-4120, ext. 52140 email@example.com