University of Guelph 1998-99 Undergraduate Calendar

X--Degree Programs


Akademia is a first year program with an integrated arts and science curriculum and a living learning component.

The program is designed to appeal to academically committed students with a strong general background who wish to pursue a liberal education while simultaneously completing the basic courses of the first year of the B.A. or B.Sc. program. Entry to this first year experience is through the B.A. or B.Sc. degree program and the admission requirements of these programs will apply. In no circumstances will the average for admission to the Akademia program be less than 75%. For further information contact the Office of First Year Studies and request the program guide.

Course Offerings

Group A: Akademia Integrated Studies
58-101 [0.50] AKADEMIA Integrated Studies
58-102 [0.50] AKADEMIA Integrated Studies
58-103 [0.50] AKADEMIA Integrated Studies
58-104 [0.50] AKADEMIA Integrated Studies
Group B: Arts and Social Sciences
37-106 [0.75] Literatures in English I: Reading the Past
49-101 [0.50] Europe in the Age of Expansion
74-101 [0.50] Social and Political Issues
80-120 [0.50] Dynamics of Behaviour
86-110 [0.50] Sociology
Group C: Science Courses
15-103 [0.50] Biology I
15-104 [0.50] Biology II
19-104 [0.50] General Chemistry I
63-108 [0.50] Elements of Calculus I
76-100 [0.50] An Introduction to Mechanics
76-107 [0.50] Introductory Physics for the Life Sciences I

Akademia Program Requirements

By the end of semester 2 Akademia students will have earned at least [1.50] credits from Group A (Akademia Integrated Courses). In addition, at least [0.50] credits from each of Groups B (Arts) and C (Science) is required. With permission from the Akademia counsellor, students may take a limited number of electives from outside the Akademia curriculum.

Student course selection requires approval of the Akademia counsellor.

Continuation of Studies

Upon completion of the Akademia experience, students will proceed into semester 3 of the B.A. program or apply to transfer to the B.Sc., or another, degree program. The program counsellor will advise students of options for continuation. In some instances where schedules of studies are rigidly defined, program transfer might necessitate the fulfillment of specific course deficiencies.

1998-99 Undergraduate Calendar
X--Degree Programs
Bachelor of Arts--B.A.
Program Information

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Last revised: March 16 1998.