University of Guelph 1999-2000 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. For further information contact the Office of First Year Studies and request the program guide.

Course Offerings

Group A: Akademia Integrated Studies

UNIV*1010 [0.50] AKADEMIA Integrated Studies
UNIV*1020 [0.50] AKADEMIA Integrated Studies
UNIV*1030 [0.50] AKADEMIA Integrated Studies
UNIV*1040 [0.50] AKADEMIA Integrated Studies

Group B: Arts and Social Sciences

ENGL*1060 [0.75] Literatures in English I: Reading the Past
HIST*1010 [0.50] Europe in the Age of Expansion
PHIL*1010 [0.50] Social and Political Issues
PSYC*1200 [0.50] Dynamics of Behaviour
SOC*1100 [0.50] Sociology

Group C: Science Courses

BIOL*1030 [0.50] Biology I
BIOL*1040 [0.50] Biology II
CHEM*1040 [0.50] General Chemistry I
MATH*1080 [0.50] Elements of Calculus I
PHYS*1000 [0.50] An Introduction to Mechanics
PHYS*1070 [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.

1999-2000 Undergraduate Calendar
X--Degree Programs
Bachelor of Arts -- B.A.

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Last revised: January 1999.