The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Welcome! Carleton University’s Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) offers 38 areas of study at the undergraduate and graduate level in the arts and social sciences. FASS is home to close to 7,000 students and 300 faculty members.
FASS provides students with a welcoming and supportive learning environment that promotes independent thought and academic excellence, ultimately training leading citizens of the world.
Our B.A. Degrees
Learn more about our B.A. options:
- B.A. General (Undeclared)
- B.A. General and Honours
- B.A. Combined Honours
Why a Carleton B.A.?
As a student in the Bachelor of Arts (BA) program, you can choose your major discipline from a diverse range of areas of study. You can explore one area of interest in depth, combine two areas, or earn a specialization in one aspect of your major discipline.
Anne Bowker to Join ODFASS as Associate Dean of Student Affairs
ODFASS is pleased to announce that Professor Anne Bowker (Department of Psychology), will be joining the Dean’s Office team in July of 2018. As the Associate Dean of Student Affairs,... More
2018 FASS Undergraduate Summer Research Interns Announced
About The FASS Undergraduate Summer Research Internship program invited students to submit a research project that they will work on during the summer of 2018 in collaboration with a faculty... More
CU in the City – Built Ottawa: Our Places, Our Stories
CU in the City – Built Ottawa: Our Places, Our Stories, with Professors Peter Coffman and Andrew Waldron Please RSVP by emailing: Emma Fraser CU in the City – Built... More
CU in the City – Sun, Sand, and Sex: A Conversation about Sex Tourism
Dr Megan Rivers-Moore, Assistant Professor, Pauline Jewett Institute of Women’s & Gender Studies and Marie-Eve Carrier-Moisan Associate Professor Department of Sociology & Anthropology FASSen your seatbelts, The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is... More
Cripping Aesthetics, Maddening Creation
CUAG and IIS are launching a new series called “Disruptions: Dialogues on Disability Art,” curated by Michael Orsini to explore contemporary art as a force for challenging ableism. The event... More