Animal Science

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture | Major in Animal Science

This program offers you the research skills and knowledge needed to succeed in a range of livestock and agriculture fields.

As a student, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Become an expert in livestock studies including dairy, swine, beef and poultry.
  • Gain experience in animal physiology, genetics, biochemistry, nutrition and behaviour.
  • Test your knowledge in the faculty's animal research facilities.
  • Apply your knowledge to solve real-world problems in animal production systems.
  • Become a Professional Agrologist (P.Ag.) once you graduate

This degree program will allow you to complete your pre-veterinary medicine requirements for University of Calgary Veterinary Medicine and other veterinary programs.

After three years of study at the University of Alberta, you may be eligible to complete both your BSc and BVM&S at the University of Edinburgh.

Career Options in Animal Science

Agricultural specialist | Agricultural commodity inspector | Market research analyst | Crop & livestock producer | Poultry industry careers | Beef industry careers | Check out UAlberta's Agriculture Career Guide for more opportunities.