The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Welcome to Carleton University’s Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS).

FASS offers 38 areas of study at the undergraduate and graduate level in the arts and social sciences and is comprised of over 9,000 students and 300 faculty members.

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 BA Degrees

Learn more about our BA options:

  • BA General (Undeclared)
  • BA General and Honours
  • BA Combined Honours

Why a Carleton BA?

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.

Your Future

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.


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