What is the difference between a program of study, a degree, and a faculty?

Degrees and programs of study

Mount Allison offers 6 undergraduate degrees:

  • Bachelor of Arts (BA)
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (BComm)
  • Bachelor of Music (BMus)
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA)
  • Bachelor of Arts and Science (BASc)

Students can choose their majors and minors from our 50+ programs of study. Minors and electives can be chosen from any area of study, even outside your chosen degree.

Faculties and academic departments

Our academic departments offer world-class courses delivered across three faculties, each led by a dean.

  • Faculty of Arts
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Social Sciences

Within each faculty are academic departments, schools, centres, and programs — providing a home to our 50+ programs of study.