Program Information

School: University of Saskatchewan
Faculty: College of Agriculture and Bioresources
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Agronomy and Crop Science
Description: Using a framework of scientific and economic principles, agronomy examines how to use natural resources efficiently, sustainably and profitably to produce food, feed, fibre and fuel. Agronomy is one of the most diverse specializations in the B.S.A. program. Students incorporate courses from several disciplines and learn to approach agronomic issues from several different perspectives. Graduates acquire an understanding of the biological, ecological, and economic principles of crop production and soil management, as well as an appreciation of the short and long term effects of agricultural production on the environment.
URL: Agronomy (B.S.A.) at University of Saskatchewan
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $17,507
Careers: Agricultural Representatives, Consultants and Specialists,Agrologists

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 Mathematics of Data Management  or  Grade12 Precalculus 
  •  Grade12 Biology 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 

Required Courses: Biology 30 Chemistry 30 Foundations of Mathematics 30 or Pre-Calculus 30 (or equivalents) In addition to the Required Courses for admission, some university courses have a high school pre-requisite. Students can be admitted into this college with one subject deficiency that must be cleared before the second year of study. Students who have graduated from a recognized two-year agriculture diploma program may be admitted with more than one high school deficiency.

Test Scores:

  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86]