Program Information

School: University of Saskatchewan
Faculty: College of Agriculture and Bioresources
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Horticultural Science
Description: Horticulture is the study of the biology, improvement, production and utilization of fruits, vegetables, flowers, medicinals, ornamental crops, trees, shrubs and turf grass grown under field and greenhouse conditions. It is the most diverse of agricultural industries, involving both art and science with career oportunities from greenhouse and golf course management, food production and landscaping to research and education and beyond.

Production and utilization of horticultural crops and ornamental plants represent an opportunity for expansion and diversification of Canada’s agriculture sector. Nutraceuticals, biopharmaceuticals and the supply and maintenance of horticulture crops are growth areas with excellent opportunities for entrepreneurs.

URL: Horticulture Science (B.S.A.) at University of Saskatchewan
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $17,507

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 Biology 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics  or  Grade12 Precalculus 

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]