Academic Programs and Supports

Overview

You can choose from a variety of academic programs at U of G and will likely find a program that sparks your interest. This section lists some examples of the academic programs you can take at U of G.

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Academic Programs

Bachelor of Applied Science students combine an understanding of the biological, psychological and social facets of human development and behaviour. You can take advantage of opportunities to apply your new knowledge in practicums, field placements and personal experiences, and you will be well prepared to make a difference in the lives of others.

Bachelor of Arts students have an unparalleled flexibility of 24 majors to choose from. U of G‘s BA program is one of the most comprehensive. A Guelph BA provides you with exceptional choices that span the arts, social sciences and humanities.

Bachelor of Arts & Sciences (BAS) students examine issues from a variety of perspectives and pursue their love for the arts and the sciences. Why choose between arts and sciences when you can do both? The BAS program allows you to tailor your degree to fit your interests and strengths while keeping your options open.

Bachelor of Bio-Resource Management students focus on a combination of business- and science-related skills, allowing them to explore natural resource-based solutions to meet a variety of social and environmental needs.

Bachelor of Commerce students experience more than just the nuts and bolts of the business; they take an inclusive approach, looking at the bigger picture and preparing to be the future business leaders the world needs.

Bachelor of Computing students can make their degree as unique as their interests by selecting an area of application, and push their thinking and creativity to new levels to solve problems in business, science, entertainment and education.

Bachelor of Engineering students at Guelph integrate the elements of traditional engineering disciplines with an emphasis on current world needs to design, create and solve.

Bachelor of Landscape Architecture students apply creativity, innovation and an understanding of natural and social systems to the design of outdoor spaces that are attractive, functional and sustainable. Landscape Architecture at U of G is the only accredited BLA program of its kind in Canada and is among the best of over 70 programs in North America.

Bachelor of Science students learn to use analytical procedures, develop critical thinking abilities and establish a drive to problem-solve that will contribute to our understanding of the world. Explore the science of life.

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture students can tailor their education and experiences to their interests and career goals. From a scientific and practical understanding of the animals and plants that form the basis of our food supply, to the management of the landscapes around us, the Bachelor of Science in Agriculture can put you at the forefront of one of the largest industries in Canada.

Majors:

  • Honours Agriculture
  • Animal Science
  • Crop, Horticulture and Turfgrass Sciences
  • Organic Agriculture

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sciences students study the essential connection between humans and the world that sustains us. While we depend on the earth for survival, we also have an impact on it by the nature of our existence. As our population grows, that impact intensifies.

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine students learn at the intersection of animal, human and ecosystem health, becoming veterinarians and scientists, improving the health of our animal companions, ensuring food safety and protecting the environment that we all share.

Associate Diploma students benefit from U of G’s world-renowned reputation in agri-food research while you study in one of our 2-year diploma programs.

Be sure to check out all of U of G’s undergraduate programs.

For graduate and postdoctoral programs visit the Graduate Studies website.

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Academic Supports

U of G offers a variety of services to help you achieve your goals at university. The following are some of the academic services you can access at U of G.

Learning Services offers you workshops and supports to improve your skills and academic performance. You can get help with time management, procrastination and perfectionism, exam preparation, concentration and memory enhancement and other challenges that affect your learning.

The Science Commons is a “one-stop learning” resource centre that offers you one-on-one help in mathematics, computing sciences, statistics, physics and chemistry courses.

The Supported Learning Groups (SLGs) are free study groups led by other students that help you navigate challenging course material in a variety of courses, such as math, science, history, economics, psychology and statistics.

For more information about U of G’s academic supports, please visit U of G’s Academic Support website.

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