Program Information

School: University of Alberta
Faculty: Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
Description: No environment affects us as profoundly as that of the family. Family Science examines topics and teaches skills in areas such as parent-child relationships, family relations, community diversity, community development, sexuality, family challenges, aging, family finance, and more.

Our Bachelor of Science in Human Ecology degree in the Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences encompasses a remarkable variety of topics and specializations, from clothing, fashion, product design, and interior design to community development, family relations, and cultural studies. This degree also offers a unique mix of theoretical and hands-on courses, including a 200-hour Practicum Placement, giving you invaluable real-world experience and preparing you for a career in a wide range of industries.

URL: Family Science 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: Home Economists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 78
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
  • Grade12 Chemistry or Grade12 Biology or Grade12 Physics
  • Grade12 Visual Arts or Grade12 Humanities or Grade12 International Languages or Grade12 Mathematics
  • Humanities or International Languages or Mathematics or Science