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.

Careers in Agriculture

| Plant/Animal/Soil Scientist | Land Use Planner | Production Specialist | Agrologist | Environmental Consultant | Market Development Officer | Policy Analyst | Public Education Specialist | Regulatory Affairs Advisor | Sales and Marketing Manager |

Undergraduate majors in Agriculture

All majors lead to becoming a Professional Agrologist (P.Ag.) once you graduate.

Agriculture & Resource Economics

Develop the skills you need to be a leader in the agriculture industry with a major in Agriculture and Resource Economics.

Animal Science

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

Crop Science

Become a leader in the agricultural industry with a major in crop science. Becomes an expert in plant growth, soils and crop production factors.

Sustainable Agricultural Systems

Develop the skill needed to lead in sustainable agricultural systems with this major stream.