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.
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