University of Alberta

Food Animals

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Program Information

School:University of Alberta
Faculty:Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:Animal Sciences, General
Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production
Description:This program examines how the animal agriculture (livestock and poultry) and food industries interface, through an understanding of animal and human disease, animal nutrition, microbiology, physiology, behaviour and production. You’ll work closely with agricultural animals and have many opportunities for industry interaction. Taking this major allows you to complete a Pre-Vet Concentration.

The BSc in in Animal Health degree in the Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences will allow you to complete your pre-veterinary medicine requirements. Areas of study include the biology and behaviour of companion animals, the human-animal bond, and the safety and quality of the animal food supply. You will have the opportunity to apply your knowledge and skills while completing real-world projects and case studies, and develop hands-on skills through access to an extensive network of animal research facilities.
URL:Food Animals at University of Alberta
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,321

This estimate is based on one year of full-time study, and represents only the tuition cost.
Scholarships:10

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 
  •  Grade12 Biology 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 Humanities  or  Grade12 International Languages  or  Grade12 Visual Arts  or  Grade12 Mathematics 

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on July 18, 2018