Program Information

School: University of Alberta
Faculty: Faculty of Science
Degree: Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study: Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
Description: Through this program, you’ll examine the Earth’s atmosphere, weather, and climate. You’ll also learn how to predict weather patterns and how pollutants, human behavior, and other external factors affect climate change. The Honors Atmospheric Sciences program is a structured degree and includes a research thesis in the senior year, making it the ideal path for further advanced education in the field.

The Bachelor of Science Honors degree provides excellent training in one specific subject. As an Honors student, you will focus on one main field of study and must maintain a higher standard of academic achievement than students in a General or Specialization program. This is the best program if you plan to pursue a higher degree or a research-based or academic career.

URL: Atmospheric Sciences 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
Prerequisites:*

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

  • Grade12 English
  • Grade12 Advanced Functions
  • 2 of Grade12 Biology or Grade12 Chemistry or Grade12 Physics or Grade12 Computer Related Studies
  • Humanities or Visual Arts or International Languages or Mathematics

Applicants must have: one of the following courses: Anglais EAE4U, English EAL4U, English ENG4U, or Studies in Literature ETS4U; one of the following subjects: Fine Arts, Humanities, Languages other than English, or Math/Sciences; one of the following courses: Advanced Functions MHF4U; and two of the following courses: Physics SPH4U, Computer Studies ICS4U, Calculus and Vectors MCV4U, Chemistry SCH4U, or Biology SBI4U.