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

The Bachelor of Applied Science program combines an understanding of the biological, psychological and social facets of human development and behaviour. You will be able to apply your knowledge in practicums, field placements and personal experiences, and will be well prepared to make a difference in the lives of others.

The Bachelor of Arts program offers 24 different majors. 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.

The Bachelor of Arts & Sciences (BAS) program examines issues from a variety of perspectives and allows you to pursue your 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.

The Bachelor of Bio-Resource Management program focuses on a combination of business- and science-related skills that allow you to explore natural resource-based solutions to meet a variety of social and environmental needs.

The Bachelor of Commerce program allows you to experience more than just the nuts and bolts of a business. It offers an inclusive approach that looks at the bigger picture and prepares you as a future business leader.

The Bachelor of Computing program allows you to tailor your degree by selecting an area of application, and pushing your thinking and creativity to new levels to solve problems in business, science, entertainment and education.

The Bachelor of Engineering program integrates the elements of traditional engineering disciplines with an emphasis on current world needs to design, create and solve.

The Bachelor of Landscape Architecture program applies 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 more than 70 programs in North America.

The Bachelor of Science program teaches you to use analytical procedures, develop critical thinking abilities and establish a drive to problem-solve that contributes to our understanding of the world. Explore the science of life.

The Bachelor of Science in Agriculture program allows you to tailor your education and experiences to your 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.

The Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sciences program examines 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.

The Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program teaches you 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.

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

View all of U of G’s undergraduate programs.

For graduate and postdoctoral programs, visit Graduate Studies.

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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, visit U of G’s Academic Support website.

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