Program Information

School: University of Alberta
Faculty: Faculty of Science
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Description: Taking Biological Sciences as a major or minor as part of a BSc/BEd combined degree allows you to study a diverse mix of science-based courses, giving you a broad background in biology and the life sciences and preparing you to teach at the junior high and high school level. Areas of study include Biology, Botany, Bioinformatics, Cell Biology, Entomology, Genetics, Immunology and infection, Marine Science, Microbiology, Neuroscience, Paleontology, Pharmacology, Physiology, and Zoology.

Do you dream of becoming a Science teacher? This combined program allows you to complete two degrees from the Faculty of Science and the Faculty of Education — a Bachelor of Science (with Specialization) and a Bachelor of Education (Secondary) — in just five years, preparing you to become a high school or junior high teacher in your area of expertise.

URL: Science and Education – Biological Sciences (BSc – Science and Education)/BEd – Secondary 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: Biologists

Admission Requirements


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

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