Program Information

School: Dalhousie University
Faculty: Faculty of Agriculture (Truro) / Department of Business and Social Sciences
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Agriculture, General
Plant 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.

The BSc (Agriculture) in Plant Science is designed to provide you with a solid understanding of the ideas, achievements and methods in biological, physical and behavioural sciences. You’ll acquire a very sound knowledge of plants, along with practical and life-long learning skills while studying at Dalhousie’s beautiful Agricultural Campus in Truro, NS. The Plant Science program builds on plant-soil environment and ecosystem relationships to include production, storage, and use of plants as food, medicine, nutraceuticals, and emerging fibre sources—as well as for ornamental purposes. As you become more deeply involved with the discipline of Plant Science, you’ll strive to find useful, creative, and innovative solutions to real-world problems, such as food security and safety issues, both at home and abroad.

URL: Agriculture – Plant 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.