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Maritsa Vlahos, Bachelor of Applied Science, Child, Youth and Family. Birchmount Park Collegiate Institute, Scarborough, ON.

Bachelor of Applied Science

Improve Human Life

Enhance the quality of life for people at all stages of development with U of G’s Bachelor of Applied Science. Applied Science students meet the demand for the improvement of human life with skills and knowledge from a strong curriculum that integrates theory and research to inform practice. Combine an understanding of the biological, psychological and social facets of human development and behaviour. Apply your new knowledge in practicums and field placements. Implement programs in the community. Broaden your personal experiences.

You will be competitively primed to choose a rewarding career path, and more than prepared to improve the lives of others.

Along with the following options of majors, you can select a minor to complement your choice.

Sample First Year Courses*

Adult Development Child, Youth and Family Applied Human Nutrition

Human Development


Introduction to Psychology

Life: Health and Well-Being

Genetics and Society

Couple and Family Relationships

Infant Development

Introduction to Psychology

Understanding Foods

Introduction to Psychology

Couple and Family Relationships

Introduction to Nutrition

*Course selection will vary by major.

Curious about what other courses you'll take throughout your degree? Check out this program's Academic Calendar


Estimated Cutoff Ranges

Applied Human Nutrition: 81-85% 

Adult Development and Child, Youth & Family: 77-81%

Note: Estimated cutoff ranges are based on the admission averages from previous years and are provided solely as a point of reference. Exact cutoffs for the current cycle will be determined by the quantity and quality of applications received and the number of spaces available in the program. Co-op averages will often exceed the estimated cutoff ranges.

Our grads have worked here:

  • Geneva Centre for Autism
  • Upper Grand District School Board
  • Autism Canada
  • St. Joseph's Health Centre
  • Toronto Public Health - Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention
  • Tri Fit Inc.
  • Dietitions of Canada


You should hear what our students have to say! Watch our Student Profile Videos on our YouTube Channel.

For more information, please visit:

University of Guelph
50 Stone Road East
Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1