Specific Subject Requirements - Ontario

Program

Majors

Required Courses

Estimated Cutoff Ranges**

Bachelor of Arts

  • Anthropology
  • Art History
  • Classical Studies
  • Criminal Justice and Public Policy
  • Economics*
  • English
  • Environmental Governance
  • European Studies
  • Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics
  • French Studies
  • Geography
  • History
  • International Development
  • Major To Be Determined
  • Mathematical Economics*
  • Mathematical Science
  • Music
  • Philosphy
  • Political Science
  • Psychology*
  • Sociology
  • Spanish and Hispanic Studies
  • Studio Art
  • Theatre Studies
  • English
  • 5 additional courses

Advanced Functions (MHF4U) is highly recommended prior to enrolling in Economics; Food, Agricultureal and Resource Economics; Mathmetical Economics; or Mathmetical Science; these majors require knowledge in mathematics. A 4U math is recommended for students pursuing any other social science major.

Students not admitted to Criminal Justice and Public Policy will automatically be considered for Bachelor of Arts, General Arts. 

76-80% for all majors except Criminal Justice and Public Policy (79-83%) and Psychology Co-op (84-89%)
Bachelor of Arts and Sciences  
  • English
  • Advanced Functions
  • 2 courses from: biology, chemistry, physics
  • 1 arts or social studies
  • 1 additional course
78-81%
Bachelor of Science

Biological Sciences

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

Physical Sciences

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

Biological Sciences

  • English
  • Advanced Functions
  • 2 courses from: biology, chemistry, physics
  • 2 additional courses

Physical Sciences

  • English
  • Calculus and Vectors
  • 2 courses from: biology, chemistry, physics
  • 2 additional courses

Two of three 4U high school science courses (i.e. Biology, Chemistry and Physics) are required for admission; completion of all three is recommended. Applicants who lack the third science course will take a replacement course in semester one.

Students not admitted to Bio-Medical Science or Human Kinetics will automatically be considered for Bachelor of Science, Biological Science. 

Biological Sciences: 78-83% for all majors except for Bio-Medical Science (84-89%) and Human Kinetics (79-84%)
Bachelor of Applied Science
  • Applied Human Nutrition
  • Adult Development*
  • Child, Youth and Family*

Applied Human Nutrition

  • English
  • 1 math course
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • 2 additional courses

Adult Development & Child, Youth and Family

  • English
  • 1 math course
  • Biology or chemistry
  • 3 additional courses

Applied Human Nutrition: 81-85% 

Adult Development & Child, Youth and Family: 76-80%

Bachelor of Commerce
  • Accounting*
  • Food and Agricultural Business*
  • Hospitality and Tourism Management*
  • Leadership and Organizational Management*
  • Management Economics and Finance*
  • Marketing Management*
  • Public Management*
  • Real Estate and Housing*
  • Undeclared (first year only)

Accounting, Food and Agricultural Business, Management Economics and Finance, Marketing Management, Real Estate and Housing, Undeclared

  • English
  • Advanced Functions
  • 1 additional 4U math
  • 3 additional 4U or 4M courses

Hospitality and Tourism Management, Leadership and Organizational Management, Public Management

  • English
  • Advanced Functions
  • 4 additional 4U or 4M courses

 

77-81%
Bachelor of Computing
  • Computer Science*
  • Software Engineering*
  • English
  • Calculus and Vectors
  • 4 additional courses
80-84%
Bachelor of Landscape Architecture  
  • English
  • 5 additional courses
Admission is determined through a combination of academic grades and the Background Information Form (BIF).
Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
  • Animal Science
  • Crop, Horticulture and Turfgrass Sciences
  • Honours Agriculture
  • English
  • Advanced Functions
  • 2 courses from: biology, chemistry, physics
  • 2 additional courses
77-80%
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
  • Advanced Functions
  • Calculus and Vectors
  • 2 courses from: biology, chemistry, physics
  • 1 additional course
84-87%
Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sciences
  • Ecology*
  • Environment and Resource Management*
  • Environmental Economics and Policy*
  • Environmental Sciences*
  • English
  • Advanced Functions
  • 2 courses from: biology, chemistry, physics
  • 2 additional courses
76-80%
Bachelor of Bio-Resource Management
  • Environmental Management
  • Equine Management
  • Food Industry Management*

Environmental Management, Equine Management

  • English
  • Biology
  • 4 additional 4U or 4M courses

Food Industry Management

  • English
  • Advanced Functions
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • 2 additional 4U or M courses
75-78%
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.  
Associate Diplomas
  • Agriculture (Ridgetown)
  • Environmental Management (Ridgetown)
  • Equine Care and Management (Ridgetown)
  • Horticulture (Ridgetown)
  • Turfgrass Management (Guelph)
  • Veterinary Technology (Ridgetown)
  65-70%

*Offered as regular and co-op programs. It is recommended that students wishing to take co-op apply directly to one of our majors (and its co-op option), rather than "Undeclared". While it is possible to apply for co-op during first year, entrance for in-course students depends on space availability as well as their in-course average. 

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

University of Guelph
50 Stone Road East
Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1
Canada
519-824-4120