Program Information

School: University of Alberta
Faculty: Faculty of Science
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Description: Earth and Atmospheric Sciences encompasses areas of study that examine the Earth: its structure, its evolution, and the atmosphere above it. This major (or minor) includes courses from Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Geophysics, and Paleontology to provide a multidisciplinary view of our planet. Earth and Atmospheric Sciences can only be taken as part of a BSc General degree. This major can be taken with a Business minor.

The Bachelor of Science General degree offers a wide variety of majors and minors, allowing you to create a diversified degree based on your interests. Majors must be in Science, but minors can also be from courses offered by Arts; Business; or Agriculture, Life and Environmental Sciences. You can also take a double major in Science.

URL: Earth and 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.

Careers: Geologists,Paleontologists

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