5 Facts About the Bachelor of Arts Degree Program!

Posted on Friday, February 21st, 2020

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Our Bachelor of Arts degrees are built specifically to give you the skills you need to have a significant career advantage. Studying what you are passionate about is easy with 24 majors to choose from.

Here are some interesting facts about the BA degree:

Arts and Business Double Feature

Add business expertise to your arts degree! With a minor from the Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics you can pair your major with a business-focused minor to enhance your career skillset with courses focusing on communication, problem-solving and leadership!

The B.A. Building is Being Renovated

As a BA student you will have most of your classes in the MacKinnon building which is in the heart of the campus. If that wasn’t good enough, MacKinnon is now undergoing a $20 million renovation which will rejuvenate the North wing of the building and add the ImprovLab.

MacKinnon Reno

New Apprenticeship Program

The Guelph Arts Apprenticeship Program (GAAP) started up in November 2019 and focuses on helping new graduates get job experience to jump start their careers.

We Have Award Winning Faculty

In September 2019, two of our College of the Arts professors were named Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada, which is Canada's highest academic honour. Christine Bold is a professor in School of English and Theatre Studies and Barbara Morrongiello is a professor in the Department of Psychology.

Our Grads Do Great Things

University of Guelph BA graduates can be found succeeding in a many different situations around the world. One exciting example is Amanda Boulos, a Master of Fine Art’s graduate who won the coveted RBC Canadian Painting Competition for her painting, In The Morning.

Winning painting with student

For more information, you can visit the Bachelor of Arts website and follow us on social media.

We can’t wait to see what you will do with your BA degree!

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