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Faculty of Arts
UNB Fredericton

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Undergraduate degrees

As the largest faculty in the only comprehensive university in the province, we offer our students a wide range of undergraduate degree programs in humanities and social sciences.

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Bachelor of Arts (BA): Students in Arts can opt to concentrate on a single subject area, or combine areas in two or more disciplines. Students can also major in Science subjects and minor in Business Administration. See also the Bachelor of Arts degree requirements.

Bachelor of Arts and Science (BAS): The BAS is a joint degree in Arts and Science. It provides you with an in-depth scientific education, as well as an understanding of people and the analytical and critical thinking skills acquired in an Arts degree.

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science (BABSc): This five-year concurrent program allows you to complete degrees in both Arts and Science. You will earn both a BA and a Bachelor of Science (BSc).

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Computer Science (BABCS): This concurrent program allows you to earn both your BA and Bachelor of Computer Science in five years.

Bachelor of Applied Arts (BAA): This four-year program combines the reasoning, research and writing skills offered in a traditional liberal arts education with the hands-on studio arts courses offered by one of Canada's most respected fine craft schools, the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design. You will complete two years at both UNB and NBCCD and have the choice of starting at either institution.

Undergraduate programs

Minor in business and major in science

In addition to concurrent degrees, interdepartmental programs, and certificates, Arts students can also choose to take a minor in business or choose a major in science.

Minor in Business

The minor in business consists of 24 credit hours of approved business administration courses. Students planning to minor in business are required to take ADM 1192 and must meet with an advisor. See the Faculty of Management office in Singer Hall room 270 or email

Students must also meet with their arts academic advisor (

Major in science

Students interested in majoring in science should consult with their arts academic advisors ( as well as the Science Student Services Office.

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