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Degree Abbreviations

The following legend will help you to identify the first-year entry degrees offered by Ontario's degree-granting institutions.

Note: Institutions sometimes use alternative spelling and/or abbreviations for similar programs, or similar abbreviations for different programs. Refer to the universities' materials or websites for more information.

BA Bachelor of Arts
BAA Bachelor of Applied Arts
BA/BComm Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Commerce
BA/BEd Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Education
BA/BEd/Dip Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Education/ECE Diploma
BAcc Bachelor of Accounting
BAdmin Bachelor of Administration
BAFM Bachelor of Accounting and Financial Management
BArchSc Bachelor of Architectural Science
BAS Bachelor of Administrative Studies
BAS Bachelor of Architectural Studies
BAS Bachelor of Arts and Science
BASc Bachelor of Applied Science
BASc Bachelor of Arts and Sciences
BASc/BEd Bachelor of Arts and Science/Bachelor of Education
BBA Bachelor of Business Administration
BBA/BA Bachelor of Business Administration/Bachelor of Arts
BBA/BCS Bachelor of Business Administration/Bachelor of Computer Science
BBA/BMath Bachelor of Business Administration/Bachelor of Mathematics
BBA/BSc Bachelor of Business Administration/Bachelor of Science
BBE Bachelor of Business Economics
BBRM Bachelor of Bio-Resource Management
BBTM Bachelor of Business Technology Management
BCFM Bachelor of Computing and Financial Management
BCmp Bachelor of Computing
BCogSc Bachelor of Cognitive Science
BCom Bachelor of Commerce
BComm Bachelor of Commerce
BComp Bachelor of Computing
BCoSc Bachelor of Computer Science
BCS Bachelor of Computer Science
BDEM Bachelor of Disaster and Emergency Management
BDes Bachelor of Design
BEd Bachelor of Education
BEM Bachelor of Environmental Management
BEng Bachelor of Engineering
BEng&Mgt Bachelor of Engineering and Management
BEngSoc Bachelor of Engineering and Society
BES Bachelor of Environmental Studies
BES/BEd Bachelor of Environmental Studies/Bachelor of Education
BESc Bachelor of Engineering Science
BESc Bachelor of Environmental Science
BESc/BEd Bachelor of Environmental Science/Bachelor of Education
BFA Bachelor of Fine Arts
BFA/BEd Bachelor of Fine Arts/Bachelor of Education
BFS Bachelor of Forensic Science
BGBDA Bachelor of Global Business and Digital Arts
BHK Bachelor of Human Kinetics
BHP Bachelor of Health Promotion
BHRM Bachelor of Human Resources Management
BHS Bachelor of Health Studies
BHS/BEd Bachelor of Health Studies/Bachelor of Education
BHSc Bachelor of Health Science
BHSc Bachelor of Health Sciences
BHum Bachelor of Humanities
BIB Bachelor of International Business
BID Bachelor of Industrial Design
BID Bachelor of Interior Design
BIT Bachelor of Information Technology
BJour Bachelor of Journalism
BJourn Bachelor of Journalism
BK/BEd Bachelor of Kinesiology/Bachelor of Education
BKI Bachelor of Knowledge Integration
BKin Bachelor of Kinesiology
BLA Bachelor of Landscape Architecture
BMath Bachelor of Mathematics
BMath/BEd Bachelor of Mathematics/Bachelor of Education
BMOS Bachelor of Management and Organizational Studies
BMRSc Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science
BMSc Bachelor of Medical Science
BMus Bachelor of Music
BMusA Bachelor of Musical Arts
BMus/BEd Bachelor of Music/Bachelor of Education
BOR Bachelor of Outdoor Recreation
BOR/BA Bachelor of Outdoor Recreation/Bachelor of Arts
BOR/BEd Bachelor of Outdoor Recreation/Bachelor of Education
BOR/BSc Bachelor of Outdoor Recreation/Bachelor of Science
BPA Bachelor of Public Administration
BPAPM Bachelor of Public Affairs and Policy Management
BPH Bachelor of Public Health
BPHE Bachelor of Physical and Health Education
BPHE/BEd Bachelor of Physical Education/Bachelor of Education
BPhEd Bachelor of Physical Education
BRLS Bachelor of Recreation & Leisure Studies
BSc Bachelor of Science
BSc(Agr) Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
BSc/BASc Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Applied Science
BSc/BComm Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Commerce
BSc/BEd Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Education
BSc(Eng) Bachelor of Science in Engineering
BScF Bachelor of Sciences in Forestry
BScFS Bachelor of Science in Forensic Science
BSc(Kin) Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology
BSc&Mgt Bachelor of Science and Management
BScN Bachelor of Science in Nursing
B.Sc.Nut. baccalauréat en sciences de la nutrition
BSE Bachelor of Software Engineering
BSM Bachelor of Sport Management
BSocSc Bachelor of Social Science
BSW Bachelor of Social Work
BTech Bachelor of Technology
BTh Bachelor of Theology
BURPI Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning
Cert Certificate
Dipl. Diploma
iBA International Bachelor of Arts
iBBA International Bachelor of Business Administration
iBSc International Bachelor of Science
MusBac Bachelor of Music
TBD Preliminary Year/Major Undetermined