International Degree Program Requirements

Program Majors Required Courses

Bachelor of Arts

  • Anthropology*
  • Art History
  • Classical Studies
  • Criminal Justice and Public Policy*
  • Culture and Technology Studies
  • Economics*
  • English
  • Environmental Governance*
  • European Studies
  • Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics*
  • French Studies
  • Geography*
  • History*
  • International Development Studies*
  • Justice and Legal Studies*
  • Major To Be Determined
  • Mathematical Economics*
  • Mathematical Science
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science*
  • Psychology*
  • Sociology
  • Studio Art
  • Theatre Studies
  • English
  • 5 additional courses
Bachelor of Arts and Sciences  
  • English
  • Advanced Math
  • 2 courses from: Biology, Chemistry, Physics
  • 1 Arts or Social Studies
  • 1 additional course
Bachelor of Science

Biological Sciences

  • Animal Biology
  • Biochemistry*
  • Biodiversity
  • Biological Science
  • Bio-Medical Science
  • Biomedical Toxicology*
  • Environmental Biology
  • Food Science*
  • Human Kinetics
  • Marine & Freshwater Biology*
  • Microbiology*
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics*
  • Neuroscience 
  • Nutritional and Nutraceutical Sciences
  • Plant Science
  • Wildlife Biology and Conservation
  • Zoology

Physical Sciences

  • Biological and Pharmaceutical Chemistry*
  • Biological and Medical Physics*
  • Chemical Physics*
  • Chemistry*
  • Environmental Geomatics*
  • Mathematical Science
  • Nanoscience*
  • Physical Science
  • Physics*
  • Theoretical Physics

Biological Sciences

  • English
  • Advanced Math
  • 2 courses from: Biology, Chemistry, Physics
  • 2 additional courses

Physical Sciences

  • English
  • Calculus
  • 2 courses from: Biology, Chemistry, Physics
  • 2 additional courses
Bachelor of Applied Science
  • Applied Human Nutrition
  • Child Studies
  • Family Studies and Human Development

Applied Human Nutrition

  • English
  • Math
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • 2 additional courses

Child Studies, and Family Studies and Human Development

  • English
  • Math
  • 1 of Biology, Chemistry or Introductory Kinesiology
  • 3 additional courses
Bachelor of Commerce
  • Accounting*
  • Food and Agricultural Business*
  • Government, Economics and Management*
  • Hospitality and Tourism Management*
  • Management*
  • Management Economics and Finance*
  • Marketing Management*
  • Public Management*
  • Real Estate*
  • Sport and Event Management*
  • Undeclared (first year only)
  • English
  • Advanced Math
  • 4 additional courses
Bachelor of Computing
  • Computer Science*
  • Software Engineering*
  • English
  • Calculus
  • 4 additional courses
Bachelor of Landscape Architecture  
  • English
  • 5 additional courses

Note: admission is determined through a combination of academic grades and the Background Information Form (BIF). The BIF is due March 1

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
  • Animal Science
  • Crop, Horticulture and Turfgrass Sciences
  • Honours Agriculture
  • English
  • Advanced Math
  • 2 courses from: Biology, Chemistry, Physics
  • 2 additional courses
Bachelor of Engineering
  • Biological Engineering*
  • Biomedical Engineering*
  • Computer Engineering*
  • Engineering Systems and Computing*
  • Environmental Engineering*
  • Mechanical Engineering*
  • Water Resources Engineering*
  • Undeclared (first year only)
  • English
  • Calculus
  • 2 courses from: Biology, Chemistry, Physics
  • 2 additional course
Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sciences
  • Ecology*
  • Environment and Resource Management*
  • Environmental Economics and Policy*
  • Environmental Sciences*
  • English
  • Advanced Math
  • 2 courses from: Biology, Chemistry, Physics
  • 2 additional courses
Bachelor of Bio-Resource Management
  • Environmental Management
  • Equine Management
  • Food Industry Management*
  • English
  • Biology
  • 4 additional courses

Food Industry Management requires:

  • English
  • Advanced Math
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • 2 additional courses
Bachelor of Indigenous Environmental Science and Practice*  
  • English
  • Advanced Math
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • 2 additional courses
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine   No direct admission from secondary school. A minimum of two years of a university undergraduate degree program is required for admission consideration. Students preparing for admission to the DVM program should take high school Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Calculus or Advanced Math. 
Associate Diplomas
  • Agriculture (Ridgetown)
  • Environmental Management (Ridgetown)
  • Equine Care and Management (Ridgetown)
  • Horticulture (Ridgetown)
  • Turfgrass Management (Guelph)
  • Veterinary Technology (Ridgetown)
  • Secondary school diploma

Veterinary Technology

  • English
  • Advanced Math
  • Biology
  • Chemistry

Note: Advanced Math is one of Pre-Calculus, Functions, (I) GCSE, CSEC, IB Math (only SL/HL Analysis & Approaches, HL Applications & Interpretations), or other equivalent Math containing Advanced Functions, Algebra, Geometry, or Trigonometry, approved by Admission Services. 

*Offered as regular or co-op programs. 

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