Sustainable Agricultural Systems

Sustainable Agricultural Systems

Why study this program?

This program teaches you how to maintain and enhance the performance of agricultural systems (including people, plants, animals, soil, water, and other resources) in efficient and sustainable ways. Key areas of study include agricultural production systems, natural resource management, and their relationship to social and economic systems.


Why study Agriculture at the University of Alberta?

Our Bachelor of Science in Agriculture degree in the Faculty  of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences will prepare you for a successful career in a range of agriculture-related industries. Areas of study include plant and animal biology, the role of biotechnology in society, and environmentally sustainable approaches to land use and management.


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POSSIBLE CAREERS
  • Agriculture Specialist
  • Agrologist
  • Crop and Livestock Producer
  • Environmental Consultant
  • Food Processing Plant Supervisor
  • Plant / Animal / Soil Scientist
  • Policy Analyst
  • Production Specialist
  • Regulatory Affairs Advisor
  • Sales and Marketing Manager
  • Soil Conservationist
  • Soil Scientist

Carley-Jane recently completed a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, with a major in Agricultural and Resource Economics. As a UAlberta student, Carley-Jane received the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship, at Oxford University, where she plans to pursue an MSc in Environmental Change and Management.

Program Requirements

Admissions Requirements for 2024 - 2025

This information is for students applying directly from high school. Transfer students: see the Calendar

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Because the U of A wants you to succeed, our admissions policy ensures that all students, regardless of citizenship, have the language skills they need to understand, participate and learn in our classes. The primary language of instruction in our classes, with the exception of those at the Faculte Saint-Jean, is English. For more information on the English Language Proficiency policy refer to the U of A Calendar. Information on writing ELP examinations is also available.

At the U of A, we are committed to encouraging Indigenous Students in their work towards a degree. Indigenous students have been under-represented in higher education in Canada, thus our policy is aimed at increasing opportunity, with the goal of our Aboriginal student population being representative of the public we serve. For more information on Admission of Indigenous Students refer to the U of A Calendar.

Deadline

Fall application: March 1, 2024

March 1st is the deadline to apply for most direct entry programs, but be sure to double-check! For a complete listing of application and document deadlines refer to the University Calendar.

For additional information and the most up-to-date admission requirements, please see admission requirements by faculty in the University Calendar.

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