Program Information

School: University of Alberta
Faculty: Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Animal Sciences, General
Animal Sciences, Other
Description: Companion and performance animals play an integral role in human society, from search and rescue, to therapy, to sports, to specialized and individual services. This program examines the physiology, nutrition, behaviour, and evolving role of companion and performance animals, as well as the sociology and psychology of the human-animal bond. Taking this major allows you to complete a Pre-Vet Concentration.

The BSc in in Animal Health degree in the Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences will allow you to complete your pre-veterinary medicine requirements. Areas of study include the biology and behaviour of companion animals, the human-animal bond, and the safety and quality of the animal food supply. You will have the opportunity to apply your knowledge and skills while completing real-world projects and case studies, and develop hands-on skills through access to an extensive network of animal research facilities.

URL: Companion and Performance Animals at University of Alberta
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*

This estimate is based on one year of full-time study, and represents only the tuition cost.

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 80 to 82
Prerequisites:*

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

  • Grade12 English
  • Grade12 Visual Arts or Grade12 Humanities or Grade12 International Languages or Grade12 Science
  • Grade12 Biology
  • Grade12 Chemistry
  • Grade12 Advanced Functions