|School:||University of Lethbridge|
|Faculty:||Faculty of Arts and Science|
|Field of Study:||Agriculture, General
|Description:||Agricultural studies delves into the relationships between the social, economic, political and environmental factors that affect the agricultural sector — from farm level production to international policy. This unique program focuses on both the art and the science of agricultural practices from theoretical and applied perspectives, including extensive lab experience and a special emphasis on current issues and cutting-edge research. You will develop an expansive breadth and depth of knowledge in all things agriculture. Firmly grounded in the humanities and natural and social sciences, this liberal education approach ensures comprehensive, multi-faceted exposure to the study of agriculture and agri-food. Agricultural studies takes full advantage resources and course offerings in the Departments of Biological Sciences, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Geography and Economics. This broad range of perspectives will expand your understanding of issues such as policy development, the farm as a production unit and the environmental implications of land use. You’ll also be exposed to the latest developments in genetic engineering, precision farming and animal nutrition, to name just a few.|
|URL:||Agricultural Studies (BA) at University of Lethbridge|
|Cost per year:*||
|Careers:||Agricultural Representatives, Consultants and Specialists,Agrologists|
These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
Biology 30 is recommended.