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List of University of Guelph academic programs

Originally established as a School of Agriculture, the University of Guelph was established in 1964 and now supports multiple programs over a wide array of disciplines.

There are over 94 undergraduate degrees, 48 graduate programs, and 6 associate degrees in many different disciplines offered at the University of Guelph. The history of achievement in biomedical science, agriculture and veterinary medicine and the modern focus on life sciences are some of the strengths that define the university. The university is home to 19,400 full-time and part-time undergraduate students, 2,515 full-time and part-time graduate students and almost 3000 faculty and staff. Over 99.8% of students entering the University of Guelph for the first time have academic averages of 75% and above. Guelph students also have the highest graduation rate among Canadian comprehensive universities (at 89%), 5.8% higher than the national average.


Undergraduate programsEdit

As of the 2011-2012 academic year.[1]

Degree Major Coop
Bachelor of Arts in Media Study (B.A.A.) Media Studies Yes
Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.Sc.) Adult Development Yes
Applied Human Nutrition No
Child, Youth and Family Yes
Early Childhood Studies Yes
Family & Community Social Services Yes
Justice Studies Yes
Kinesiology Yes
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Anthropology No
Applied Mathematics and Statistics Yes
Art History No
Business Administration No
Classical Studies No
Computing and Information Science No
Criminal Justice and Public Policy No
Economics Yes
English No
Environmental Governance No
Ethics in Life Sciences No
European Studies No
Family and Child Studies No
Food, Agriculture and Resource Economics No
French Studies No
Geography No
German No
History No
Individual Studies No
Information Systems and Human Behaviour No
International Development No
Marketing Management No
Mathematical Economics Yes
Mathematics No
Museum Studies No
Music No
Philosophy No
Political Science No
Psychology Yes
Sociology No
Spanish & Hispanic Studies No
Statistics No
Studio Art No
Theatre Studies No
Bachelor of Bio-Resource Management (B.B.R.M.)
Environmental Management
Equine Management
Bachelor of Commerce (B.Comm.)
Accounting ?
Food and Agricultural Business ?
Hotel & Food Administration Yes
Human Resources Management ?
Management Economics and Finance Yes
Marketing Management ?
Public Management ?
Real Estate & Housing ?
Tourism Management ?
Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.)
Biological Engineering Yes
Biomedical Engineering Yes
Computer Engineering Yes
Engineering Systems & Computing Yes
Environmental Engineering Yes
Mechanical Engineering Yes
Water Resource Engineering Yes
Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (B.L.A.)
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Animal Biology No
Applied Mathematics and Statistics (Co-op) Yes
Biochemistry Yes
Biological and Pharmaceutical Chemistry Yes
Biological Science No
Bio-Medical Science No
Biophysics Yes
Biotechnology No
Business Administration No
Chemical Physics Yes
Chemistry Yes
Computing and information Science Yes
Ecology No
Environmental Biology No
Environmental Geoscience and Geomatics No
Food Science Yes
Forest Systems No
Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals No
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Environmental Analysis No
Geology No
Human Kinetics No
Marine and Freshwater Biology No
Mathematical Science No
Mathematics No
Microbiology Yes
Molecular Biology and Genetics No
Nano-science Yes
Neuroscience No
Nutritional and Nutraceutical Sciences No
Physical Science No
Physics Yes
Plant Science No
Psychology: Brain & Cognition No
Statistics No
Theoretical Physics No
Toxicology Yes
Wild Life Biology No
Zoology No
Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (B.Sc.[Agr.]) Honours Agriculture No
Agriculture No
Animal Science No
Crop, Horticulture and Turfgrass Sciences No
Organic Agriculture No
Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sciences (B.Sc.[Env.]) Earth and Atmospheric Science Yes
Ecology Yes
Environmental Biology Yes
Environmental Economics and Policy Yes
Environmental Geography Yes
Natural Resource Management Yes

Graduate programsEdit

Joint graduate programsEdit

  • Guelph-Waterloo Center for Graduate Work in Chemistry and Biochemistry (GWC2) is one of Canada‚Äôs largest and most successful graduate schools.[2]
  • Guelph-Waterloo Physics Institute (GWPI) is a joint graduate program offered by the Departments of Physics at the University of Waterloo and Guelph.[3]
  • Guelph-McMaster Collaborative MA Program in Public Policy and Administration
  • The Guelph-Waterloo MA Program in Public Issues Anthropology[4]
  • Tri-University Graduate History Program (Waterloo, Laurier, Guelph)


  1. ^ 2011-2012 Undergraduate Calendar
  2. ^ Canada. "Guelph-Waterloo Centre for Graduate Work in Chemistry and Biochemistry". Retrieved 2011-12-04.
  3. ^ "Guelph-Waterloo Physics Institute". Retrieved 2011-12-04.
  4. ^ "Guelph-Waterloo Anthropology MA Program". Retrieved 2011-12-04.