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Bachelor of Arts Programs - Undergraduate BA Degree

Open Doors Lead to a Wide Variety of Career Options
If you're unsure about what major to choose, a Liberal Arts degree can provide valuable insight into many areas of study​
Gender Studies Seminar
Dr. Sal Renshaw's students enjoy lively discussions on feminist philosophies and theologies of the gift, divinity, and love
Computer Science Lecture
Dr. Haibin Zhu shares his passion and knowledge of computers with students and teaches them about collaborative technologies and systems​
Nipissing First Nation and Nipissing University Promote new Perspectives on Learning
Musician Claude McKenzie helps develop creative ways of learning with area youth as a joint initiative with Nbisiing Secondary School and Nipissing University's Community Service-Learning program
Engaging Discussions
Philosophy students take a comprehensive look at thoughts, themes, and insights that have appeared throughout time and their impact on human behaviour and life itself​
Travel back in time
By immersing yourself in ancient Greek and Roman culture, you will study the very origins of western civilization
Learn about Literature
English professor, Dr. Rob Breton, teaches his class about 19th century literature and culture with special emphasis on political writing
Research in the Field...Literally
Geography students have many opportunities to work on funded research projects around the world
Your Degree in Action
Andrej Litvinjenko, a recent graduate of the Political Science program, had the pleasure of moderating a candidates debate during last year's federal election
Get Involved in more than Academics
The Sociology Club provides our students with a supportive, collegial, and fun atmosphere​
Visual Arts
Students in Fine Arts can choose from a diverse range of courses in drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, design and colour, art history, theory, and more
Mathematics Class
Dr. Alexandre Karrassev teaches mathematics students about geometric topology and functional analysis, and how they can be applied in the world today
Multi Disciplinary Studies
The Culture and the Arts program provides students with a solid foundation in social, political and cultural realities
The History Seminar Series
Bringing in renown guest lecturers like Dr. Natalie Zemon Davis exposes History students to perspectives and realities from around the world
Enter the World of Research Methodology, Statistics, Data Analysis, and Psychological Measurement
Psychology courses address topics like motivation and emotion, personality disorders, clinical assessment, controversies in intelligence testing, developmental psychology, job satisfaction, psychological approaches to the creative arts, and neuroanatomy
Religions and Cultures Seminar
Dr. Nathan Colborne teaches students about the philosophy of religion and culture and the impact of religion on political and social organization

Nipissing’s Faculty of Arts and Science offers a full range of traditional, interdisciplinary and comprehensive Bachelor of Arts (BA) programs and provides additional opportunities to engage in research with professors, professional placements, community-based service-learning and​ volunteer experience that is recorded on your co-curricular transcript. You will quickly see the benefits of our student-focused approach to learning and will appreciate that your success is directly related to quality teaching, availability of faculty to students, and outstanding student services. You will be encouraged to develop a critical approach to diverse local, national and global issues and will develop a strong understanding of your own potential, career goals and how to maximize your success as an engaged citizen.

Our Bachelor of Arts Degree Programs include:

Why choose Nipissing?

We offer an excellent education on ​top of one of the most unique campus experiences in Canada. Our small class sizes offer students engaging one-on-one opportunities with our faculty. Whether you’re interested in our exceptional Arts & Sciences programs or our world renowned Schulich School of Education, Nipissing University is continually ranked with A grades for:

  • Quality of Teaching
  • Campus Atmosphere
  • Class Size (A+)
  • Student Residences
  • Academic Support Services
    (According to Globe and Mail – GlobeCampus)

See for yourself why The Globe and Mail ranks Nipissing with “A” grades for Quality of Education and Campus Atmosphere

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