Apr 21, 2018  
University of Alberta Calendar 2016-2017 
University of Alberta Calendar 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BSc in Agriculture

General Information

The Faculty offers courses leading to the degree of Bachelor of Science in Agriculture. The program provides students with an understanding of the scientific principles underlying the many facets of agriculture together with their application in agricultural systems and related industries. Through a broadly based educational experience, students develop capacities for critical and independent thought and clear expression of ideas. Throughout the program, emphasis is placed on integrating several areas in the physical, biological, and social sciences relevant to modern agricultural practices.

Graduates will have a background in basic social, natural, and agricultural sciences, with an emphasis on sustainable production, renewable agricultural resource management, and economic analysis. Graduates qualify to apply to be Articling Agrologists which can lead to status as Professional Agrologists.

During their first year, or before they register for their second year, students should consult an Academic Advisor. Course choices may affect scheduling for majors.


BIOL 108  and BIOL 208  are required for the Sustainable Agricultural Systems and Animal Science Majors, and the Pre-Veterinary Medicine Program.