|Faculty:||Faculty of Agriculture (Truro) / Department of Business and Social Sciences|
|Field of Study:||Agriculture, General
Animal Sciences, General
|Description:||The BSc (Agr) Honours program provides an innovative research experience for academically strong students that will prepare them for a research-driven employment opportunity or admission to graduate study. Students who take the Honours program will be able to apply scientific methods in an individual research project, research a scientific question, design and conduct experiments to address a scientific question, develop a critical synthesis of scientific results and communicate experimental concepts effectively both in writing and orally.
Experienced faculty and state-of-the-art facilities make Dalhousie’s Faculty of Agriculture at the Agricultural Campus in Truro, NS the ideal place to study Animal Science. It’s more than just a school. It’s a real-world environment where students put theory into practice. Topics of study include animal physiology, animal welfare, breeding, environmental sustainability and the production of products like meat and eggs. Students are also able to focus on specific animals like cattle, sheep, poultry and mink.
|URL:||Agriculture – Animal Science (BSc (Agr)) at Dalhousie University|
|Cost per year:*||
Cost per year is based on the 2018-2019 academic year and includes the cost of tuition and incidental fees.
|Careers:||Agricultural Representatives, Consultants and Specialists,Agrologists|
|Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*||70|
These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
Applicants are required to have English 12, Pre Calculus Math 12 or Calculus 12, and three other acceptable university-preparatory courses at the grade 12 level. It is recommended that applicants also take Biology 12, and where available at the high school level, courses in Agriculture or Food Science.
|Additional Admission Requirements:||
Students must apply for admission to the Honours programs. Students considering Honours should consult with an academic advisor early in their studies. To enter the program, students enrolled in the BSc (Agr) program must: have a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher after their second year of study, and identify and gain the support of a thesis supervisor at the start of their third year of studies