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.
POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER — CU in the City – Sanctuary Cities: Refuge, Citizenship, and...
Due to the impending snowstorm on February 12th, this event has been postponed. FASS will reschedule this event shortly. Please stay tuned for more information. Thanks for your understanding. When:... More
African Film Festival of Ottawa
About the Festival When: February 9-16 Where: Alma Duncan Salon, Ottawa Art Gallery, 10 Daly Ave, Ottawa, ON K1N 6E2 For more information visit the Canadian Film Institute website. Welcome to... More
Film Studies Prof. Aubrey Anable Wins Society for Cinema & Media Studies First Book Award
Prof. Aubrey Anable of Film Studies has received the 2019 Society for Cinema & Media Studies First Book Award. Aubrey’s book, Playing with Feelings: Video Games and Affect (University of Minnesota Press,... More
The Open Magic of Literature: A Discussion with David Chariandy
Information about this year's Munro Beattie lecture Fourth-year English major Manahil Bandukwala talks Carleton, writing, and the humanities with the celebrated author and 2019 Munro Beattie lecturer For over thirty... More
Still Standing: 400 Years of Black Excellence in Canada
On behalf of Carleton University's Black History Month Committee, we would like to cordially invite you to our upcoming Black History Month event, Still Standing: 400 Years of Black Excellence... More
Manahil’s Blog – New Year, New Co-op, and Other New Beginnings
On December 31st, 2018, I asked my friends, “what are you sure will happen in 2019?” I wanted to celebrate what we knew was happening rather than lament what might... More