Undergraduate Programs

Crop Science

See what life as a crop science student was for Graham Collier who now works as a field development biologist.


Major in Crop Sciences

Become a leader in the agricultural industry with a major in crop sciences. As a student in this program, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Become an expert in plant growth, soils and factors affecting crop production.
  • Study cutting-edge research and application of breeding, production and biotechnology techniques.
  • Test your knowledge and skills in our labs and outdoor research facilities.
  • Develop your ability to respond to economic situations, market demands, environmental constraints and societal expectations.
  • Become a Professional Agrologist (P.Ag.) once you graduate.

Popular Courses

Some of our most popular courses in this major include Principles of Plant Pathology, Invasive Alien Plants and Forage Crops.

Browse our program course listing for more options. Please visit the Faculty's course listing and descriptions for more information about each course.

Career Options

  • 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.