Program Information

School: Dalhousie University
Faculty: Faculty of Agriculture (Truro) / Department of Business and Social Sciences
Degree: Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study: Natural Resources Management and Policy
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.

Our program offers you training in green science and technology. It’s founded on four bio-resource pillars of Technology, Energy, Water and Waste. While studying at our Agricultural Campus in Truro, N.S., you’ll gain the skills and experience to create immediate sustainable solutions and address our national and global resource management and food production needs. Not only do you learn about real world problems, you work to solve them. Your access to facilities and professors is exceptional. Experience with hands-on labs and experiments give you a highly-marketable science and agriculture background for your career or future studies.

URL: Agriculture – Integrated Environmental Management (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.

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 70
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.

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