Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

The Bachelor of Science in Agriculture is a four-year interactive degree program that will prepare you for a successful career in a range of agriculture specialties. As a student in this program, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Learn the biology of plants and/or animals and the role of biotechnology in society.
  • Explore environmentally sustainable approaches to manage land used for the production of food, clothing, fuel and other consumer products.
  • Develop hands-on skills through an extensive network of plant and animal research facilities.
  • Apply your knowledge and skills while completing real-world projects and case studies that examine issues faced by industry, government and environmental organizations.
  • Join the Agrology profession (Alberta Institute of Agrologists) and take a leadership role as a professional agrologist in Alberta.


Feature Careers

Agrologist   Agrologists offer advice and services related to agricultural and environmental science and technology. They apply scientific principles to the cultivation, production, use, and improvement of plants and animals, and to the management of associated resources.  Agrology is a regulated profession in Alberta.  Graduates from the BSc in Agriculture are eligible to become a Professional Agrologist (P.Ag). Average Salary: $82,405
Entomologist Entomologists study the classification, biodiversity, life cycles and ecology of insects and other arthropods. They also plan and implement surveys and pest management programs. Average Salary: $92,613
Source: Government of Alberta, Occupations in Alberta