Program Information

School: Dalhousie University
Faculty: Faculty of Agriculture (Truro) / Department of Business and Social Sciences
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Agriculture, General
Animal Sciences, General
Description: Dalhousie offers a four-year Bachelor of Science in Agriculture program. Students in the program who successfully complete the prescribed courses with a cumulative GPA at or above the minimum required (2.0),
and who are in good standing, will be granted the degree of Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, BSc (Agr). Graduates meet the formal educational requirements for Professional Agrologists in the provincial Institutes of Agrologists in Canada.

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
Course Based: Yes
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $22,007

Cost per year is based on the 2018-2019 academic year and includes the cost of tuition and incidental fees.

Scholarships: 1
Careers: Agricultural Representatives, Consultants and Specialists,Agrologists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 75
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Precalculus  or  Grade12 Calculus 

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.