Welcome to Bachelor of Science at the University of Guelph

Guelph’s Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) program offers you access to some of the world’s most respected research scientists and educators, as well as outstanding research and teaching facilities.

Below you can find news and important updates for current University of Guelph students as well as links for future and current students to explore more about the Bachelor of Science at the University of Guelph. 


Explore Majors in the B.Sc. Program


News & Important Updates

  • New Student Course Selection Update! Posted July 30, 2021, 6:45 & 9:45 PM. We are aware of limited or no space availability in BIOL 1070 and BIOL 1080 for Fall 21. At this point, it may not be possible to increase availability until after the August 2nd Civic Holiday. Additional spaces were anticipated to be open well in advance of the long weekend, but there has been a processing delay in the Registrar's Office. We thank you for your patience, and please continue to monitor the courses in WebAdvisor.

  • Please see our B.Sc. Course Selection Information page for details on course additions, deletions, changes, restrictions and special registration instructions. All registrations windows for the Fall 21 Course Selection period are now open (July 15, 2021).

  • Welcome New Students! Information regarding first semester courses for your B.Sc. major is available in the Registration Guide for New Students. Course Slection for most New Students (without any transfer credits) will begin on July 15, 2021. You may also find some helpful advice regarding elective choices on our First Semester Elective page.

  • Answers to some common questions that we are receiving regarding the new Student Planning system may be found on our Student Planning page.

  • The B.Sc. Academic Counselling Centre is closed to all in-person activities until further notice. Front Desk staff and Program Counsellors will still be available to answer questions by email or on-line chat. Remote appointments are also available.

  • Please refer to the University of Guelph COVID-19 Update Information page.

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)

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About the B.Sc. Degree Program

The B.Sc. program challenges students to develop their critical thinking skills, enhance their understanding of the scientific method, and refine their ability to problem solve all while providing student's access to some of the world's most respected research scientists and facilitities. 

The Bachelor of Science is offered as a four-year Honours degree (BSCH) or a three-year General (BSCG) degree. The Honours Bachelor of Science program offers 27 different majors to choose from over eight academic semesters. The general program is completed over minimum of six semesters, with no specific majors or minors.


View BSCH 2021/22 Undergraduate Calendar

View BSCG 2021/22 Undergraduate Calendar