Program Information

School: University of Alberta
Faculty: Faculty of Science
Degree: Bachelor
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. Atmospheric Sciences can also be taken as part of a BSc Honors degree.

The Bachelor of Science Specialization degree provides a focused education in one program. You will take most of your courses in your main subject area, and are expected to maintain a higher standard of academic achievement. A Specialization degree can provide the background to help you proceed to a higher degree, but its primary function is to provide a comprehensive education at the undergraduate level.

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 Visual Arts or Grade12 Humanities or Grade12 International Languages or Grade12 Mathematics
  • 2 of Grade12 Biology or Grade12 Chemistry or Grade12 Physics or Grade12 Computer and Information Science
  • Advanced Functions

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.