Lethbridge College

Bachelor of Agriculture Science

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Program Information

School:Lethbridge College
Field of Study:Agriculture, General
Agronomy and Crop Science
Description:Be ready to grow in a one-of-a-kind degree program, where you’ll receive a unique agriculture education that combines the fundamentals of plant and soil science, the reality of growing-condition variation, and the application of modern precision agriculture techniques. As a student, you’ll gain an in-depth understanding of plant physiology, soil fertility, crop production and integrated pest management, setting the stage for an understanding of successful crop production. You’ll learn about the effects of topography and crop nutrient variability and understand challenges like weeds, pests and water availability. Graduates of the program will be welcomed as members at agriculture companies, at equipment dealerships and as agronomy consultants.
URL:Bachelor of Agriculture Science at Lethbridge College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $15,942
Careers:Agricultural Representatives, Consultants and SpecialistsAgrologists

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 
  •  Grade12 Biology 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 English 
You must provide high school transcripts showing successful completion of a Canadian high school diploma from a publicly-funded institution with successful completion of an English 30-2 or equivalent course. All applicants must satisfy the following requirements (or equivalencies):

Grade 12 math (equivalent to Alberta’s Math 30-2 or a higher level math)
Biology 30
Chemistry 30
Students who have completed the Agriculture Science – Agronomy diploma from Lethbridge College will be accepted directly into the Bachelor of Agriculture Science program. A minimum GPA of 2.00 or equivalent is required for admission.

Students who have completed the Agriculture Science – Animal Science or Agriculture Business diploma will be eligible for entry following completion of the second year of the Agronomy diploma programming. A minimum GPA of 2.00 or equivalent is required for Admission.

Transfer students are required to have a diploma in Agriculture Science – Agronomy or equivalent, or a related bachelor’s degree in agriculture. Transfer students with related credentials will be accepted into the program after being assessed on an individual basis to determine whether they are required to take bridging courses to meet degree requirements with a residency requirement of 50%. A minimum GPA of 2.00 or equivalent is required for admission.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on June 13, 2022