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.
Alternative Spring Break Program
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Take It to the Matt: Carleton Hockey Edition
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Climate and Permafrost Researcher Receives an Outstanding Honour
By Ellen Tsaprailis Carleton University Chancellor’s Professor Chris Burn was awarded the rare designation of a Higher Doctorate of Science (D.Sc.) in Geography from Durham University in the United Kingdom... More
New Dean of Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Carleton University is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. L Pauline Rankin as Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences for a five-year term commencing July 1, 2018. Dr. Rankin... More
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
Herb Stovel Memorial Lecture: Bulldozer, Demolition and Clearance of the Postwar Landscape
The Real Lolita: The Kidnapping of Sally Horner and the Novel that Scandalized the World
Brown Bag: History of the Mediterranean explored through the case of a transimperial ac...
Always a Zero-Sum Game? Exploring the Tensions Between Academic Freedom and Anti-Oppres...
The Vickers-Verduyn Annual Lecture in Canadian Studies, Hungry Listening, Ethnographic ...