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 based on specially designed residence arrangements. The program will suit qualified applicants who want to pursue a liberal education prior to making a commitment to specialize. Entry to this first-year experience is through the B.A. or B.Sc. degree program. For further information contact the Akademia Counsellor and request the program guide.

Course Offerings

Group A - Akademia Integrated Studies

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

Group B - Arts and Social Sciences

ENGL*1200 [0.50] Reading the Contemporary World F/W
ENGL*1410 [0.50] Major English Writers F/W
HIST*1010 [0.50] Europe in the Age of Expansion F
PHIL*1010 [0.50] Social and Political Issues W
PSYC*1200 [0.50] Dynamics of Behaviour W
SOC*1100 [0.50] Sociology F

Group C - Science Courses

BIOL*1030 [0.50] Biology I F/W
BIOL*1040 [0.50] Biology II F/W
CHEM*1040 [0.50] General Chemistry I F
MATH*1080 [0.50] Elements of Calculus I F/W
MATH*1200 [0.50] Calculus I
PHYS*1000 [0.50] An Introduction to Mechanics F
PHYS*1070 [0.50] Introductory Physics for the Life Sciences I F

Program Requirements

By the end of semester 2, Akademia students will have completed at least 3 courses from Group A (Akademia Integrated Courses). In addition, at least 1 course from each of Groups B (Arts) and C (Science) is required. With permission from the program 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 successful completion of the Akademia experience, students will proceed into semester 3 of the B.Sc. program or apply to transfer to B.A. or another degree program. The program counsellor will advise students of options for continuation. In some cases, particularly in the biological sciences, additional introductory courses may be needed to complete the course requirements for the major.

1999-2000 Undergraduate Calendar
X--Degree Programs
Bachelor of Science - B.Sc.

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