Due to COVID-19, the University of Waterloo is offering very limited courses in person for the fall term. Fall courses, including Fall BASE, will take place online.
Learn more about the BASE Fall 2020 program being offered online.
BASE is a 4- or 8-month program that allows you to improve your reading, writing, and oral skills with a focus on using English in a university setting while earning credit towards your Waterloo degree.
|Applied Health Sciences/BASE||Health Studies*, Kinesiology*, Public Health*, Recreation and Leisure Studies. See note.|
|Arts/BASE||Global Business and Digital Arts*, Honours Arts^, Social Development Studies, Honours Arts and Business^.|
All Engineering programs*^ except Architecture.
Environment and Business*^; Environment, Resources and Sustainability*^; Geography and Environmental Management^; Geomatics^; International Development; Knowledge Integration; Planning*^.
Geography and Aviation is not available through BASE.
|Math||Offers English Language for Academic Studies instead of BASE.|
|Science/BASE||All programs except Biotechnology/Chartered Professional Accountancy, Biotechnology/Economics, Science and Aviation. See note.|
* You will be enrolled in 2 terms of the BASE program, due to course sequencing.