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

  • Fall 22 course selection begins on Thursday, June 16, 2022, based on the number of credits completed and in progress. Please see our Course Selection Information page for details on course additions, deletions, restrictions, updates and special registration instructions.

  • Course Selection Update! If all sections of a required course are temporarily full when your Course Selection window first opens, please just continue to monitor WebAdvisor regularly. Occasionally, it may take a few hours before additional spaces are made available

  • Deferred Final Exams from the Winter 22 semester take place June 13 to 17, 2022. Students who are ill, or have other valid grounds to request a further extension, should follow the instructions on our Deferred Privileges page.

  • We are pleased to announce that our office has re-opened for limited face-to-face (F2F) academic advising effective Monday, January 31, 2022. Regular business hours apply. Please note that as staffing levels are greatly reduced, F2F activities are best suited to quick, drop-in style questions or urgent issues. There are a limited number of in-person appointments available, and we continue to offer remote appointments using Microsoft Teams. Staff are still available to answer questions by email, as usual.

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

  • Please refer to the University of Guelph COVID-19 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 facilities. 

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