The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Welcome to Carleton University’s Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS).
Home to world-class innovative and rigorous faculty research, FASS provides students with a collaborative learning environment which promotes inspired thought, creative ingenuity, and academic excellence. In short, at FASS, we excel at training future leaders and inspirational 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.
Upon graduation, as one of the one of over 130,000 Carleton University alumni (nearly 50,000 of whom who graduated from FASS), you will be equipped with the knowledge and experience cultivated through your B.A. degree to effectively pursue your professional and academic ambitions.
FASS Researchers – Join The Conversation
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Student Blog – An Introduction Spurred by Tornadoes and Tuition
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FASS at the Ottawa International Writers Festival
Several FASS faculty members will be participating in the Ottawa International Writers Festival, taking place during October 25 - 30. Professor Tim Cook's new book The Secret History of Soldiers... More
CU in the City – Nature and the Happy Path to Sustainability
When: Thursday, November 8, 2018, 6:30 p.m. Where: Happy Goat Coffee, 35 Rue Laurel St 6:30 p.m. Please RSVP below Light refreshments will be served. Ottawa has a fortunate location... More
Alternative Spring Break Program
Are you ready? To dig deeper? To learn about yourself and the world? To create community? Alternative Spring Break (ASB) is an immersive experience that connects students to domestic and... More
Throwback 2018: Live Podcast Time! Minding the Brain
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Take It to the Matt: Carleton Hockey Edition
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Good Intentions, Bad Archaeology: The uses and abuses of Canadian archaeology against I...
Honouring Agnes Calliste: Innovative Critical Race and Intersectional Perspectives in C...