Minimum Requirements for Degree (120 credit units)

Completion of a B.S.A. minor is required with a major in Agricultural Biology.

Year 1 (30 credit units)

  • AGRC 110.3
  • AGRC 111.3
  • AGRC 112.3
  • AGRC 113.3
  • AREC 220.3 or INDG 107.3
  • BIOL 120.3
  • BIOL 121.3
  • CHEM 112.3
  • CHEM 250.3

Choose 3 credit units from the following:

Choose 3 credit units from the areas of Social Science, Humanities or Fine Arts.

Humanities

  • CHIN — 100-Level, 200-Level, 300-Level, 400-Level
  • CLAS — 100-Level, 200-Level, 300-Level, 400-Level
  • CREE — 100-Level, 200-Level, 300-Level, 400-Level
  • ENG — 100-Level, 200-Level, 300-Level, 400-Level
  • FREN — 100-Level, 200-Level, 300-Level, 400-Level
  • GERM — 100-Level, 200-Level, 300-Level, 400-Level
  • HEB — 100-Level, 200-Level, 300-Level, 400-Level
  • HIST — 100-Level, 200-Level, 300-Level, 400-Level
  • HNDI — 100-Level, 200-Level, 300-Level, 400-Level
  • INTS — 100-Level, 200-Level, 300-Level, 400-Level
  • JPNS — 100-Level, 200-Level, 300-Level, 400-Level
  • LATN — 100-Level, 200-Level, 300-Level, 400-Level
  • LIT — 100-Level, 200-Level, 300-Level, 400-Level
  • PHIL — 100-Level, 200-Level, 300-Level, 400-Level
  • RLST — 100-Level, 200-Level, 300-Level, 400-Level
  • RUSS — 100-Level, 200-Level, 300-Level, 400-Level
  • SNSK — 100-Level, 200-Level, 300-Level, 400-Level
  • SPAN — 100-Level, 200-Level, 300-Level, 400-Level
  • UKR — 100-Level, 200-Level, 300-Level, 400-Level
  • WGST — 100-Level, 200-Level, 300-Level, 400-Level

  • Certain WGST courses may be considered a Humanities and/or Social Science. Refer to the Class Search.
  • MUS 111 is acceptable toward the Humanities requirement.

Social Sciences

  • ANTH — 100-Level, 200-Level, 300-Level, 400-Level
  • ARCH — 100-Level, 200-Level, 300-Level, 400-Level
  • ECON — 100-Level, 200-Level, 300-Level, 400-Level
  • GEOG 130.3
  • INDG — 100-Level, 200-Level, 300-Level, 400-Level
  • IS — 100-Level, 200-Level, 300-Level, 400-Level
  • LING — 100-Level, 200-Level, 300-Level, 400-Level
  • PLAN — 100-Level, 200-Level, 300-Level, 400-Level
  • POLS — 100-Level, 200-Level, 300-Level, 400-Level
  • PSY — 100-Level, 200-Level, 300-Level, 400-Level
  • SOC — 100-Level, 200-Level, 300-Level, 400-Level
  • SOSC — 100-Level, 200-Level, 300-Level, 400-Level
  • WGST — 100-Level, 200-Level, 300-Level, 400-Level

Any senior-level social science course, provided the prerequisite is met. Please note that certain GEOG courses are considered Science courses. Refer to the Class Search.

Statistics courses in social sciences are not accepted for credit toward the Social Science Requirement (eg. ECON 204, PSY 233, PSY 234, SOC 225 and SOC 325).

Certain WGST courses may be considered a Humanities and/or Social Science. Refer to the Class Search.

Fine Arts

  • ART — 100-Level, 200-Level, 300-Level, 400-Level
  • ARTH — 100-Level, 200-Level, 300-Level, 400-Level
  • DRAM — 100-Level, 200-Level, 300-Level, 400-Level
  • MUS — 100-Level, 200-Level, 300-Level, 400-Level

Year 2 (30 credit units)

  • BIOL 222.3
  • BIOL 224.3
  • BIOL 226.3
  • BMSC 200.3
  • FABS 212.3 or BMSC 210.3
  • MATH 104.3, MATH 110.3 or MATH 125.3
  • STAT 103.3or PHYS 115.3

Note: Credit will not be granted for STAT 103.3 if it is taken concurrently with or after PLSC 214.3. If you have already completed PLSC 214.3, you must take PHYS 115.3 instead of STAT 103.3.

Choose 3 credit units from the following:

  • ANTH 302.3
  • ANTH 310.3
  • ANTH 405.3
  • ANTH 421.3
  • CPSJ 203.3 
  • ENG 111.3
  • ENG 112.3
  • ENG 113.3
  • ENG 114.3
  • ENG 120.3
  • HIST 115.3 
  • HIST 125.3 
  • HIST 135.3 
  • HIST 145.3 
  • HIST 155.3 
  • HIST 165.3
  • HIST 175.3 
  • HIST 185.3 
  • HIST 193.3 
  • HIST 194.3 
  • PHIL 120.3 
  • PHIL 121.3 
  • PHIL 133.3 
  • PHIL 208.3 
  • PHIL 233.3 
  • POLS 245.3 
  • POLS 323.3
  • POLS 328.3 
  • POLS 333.3 
  • POLS 336.3 
  • POLS 422.3 
  • POLS 461.3 
  • PSY 323.3 
  • PSY 355.3 
  • RLST 280.3 
  • RLST 362.3

Choose 3 credit units from the following:

  • BIOC — 200-Level, 300-Level, 400-Level
  • BMSC 230.3
  • BMSC 240.3

Choose 3 credit units of Restricted Electives

Students are required to complete one of the approved minors for the Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (B.S.A.) degree within the College of Agriculture and Bioresources. Completion of the minor requirements may satisfy 18 credit units of the Restricted Electives requirement. At least 12 credit units in the minor must be chosen from courses that are not specifically listed as required for the major. The additional credit units must be chosen from:

  • ANBI 470.3
  • ANSC 313.3 
  • ANSC 315.3 
  • BIOL — 200-Level, 300-Level, 400-Level
  • FABS — 200-Level, 300-Level, 400-Level
  • PLSC — 200-Level, 300-Level, 400-Level
  • SLSC 232.3 
  • SLSC 240.3
  • SLSC 312.3 
  • SLSC 444.3
  • SLSC 460.3 
  • VBMS 314.3 
  • VBMS 324.3 
  • VBMS 325.3 
  • VLAC 411.3 
  • VTPA 412.3 
  • Other courses as approved by the program advisor

Years 3 and 4 (60 credit units)

  • BIOL 228.3 or PLSC 213.3 (BIOL 228.3 is recommended for the Honours program in Agricultural Biology)
  • BMSC 220.3 or BIOL 317.3 or BIOL 331.3
  • PLSC 214.3 or STAT 245.3

Choose 3 credit units from the following:

  • BIOL 361.3
  • BIOL 365.3
  • BIOL 436.3
  • BIOL 451.3
  • BIOL 455.3
  • BIOL 458.3
  • BIOL 472.3

Choose 3 credit units from the following:

Selection will depend upon the student's area of interest.

  • ANSC 492.3
  • EVSC 492.3
  • FABS 492.3
  • PLSC 492.3
  • SLSC 492.3

Restricted Electives (30 credit units)

Direct entry students are required to select a minor in one of the fields of specialization within the College of Agriculture and Bioresources or an approved cross-college minor. Completion of the minor requirements will satisfy 18 credit units of the Restricted Electives requirement. At least 12 credit units in the minor must be courses that are not specifically listed as required for the major. The additional credit units must be chosen from:

  • ANBI 470.3
  • ANSC 313.3
  • ANSC 315.3
  • BIOL — 200-Level, 300-Level, 400-Level
  • FABS — 200-Level, 300-Level, 400-Level
  • PLSC — 200-Level, 300-Level, 400-Level
  • SLSC 232.3
  • SLSC 240.3
  • SLSC 312.3
  • SLSC 444.3
  • SLSC 460.3
  • VBMS 314.3
  • VBMS 324.3
  • VBMS 325.3
  • VLAC 411.3
  • VTPA 412.3

  • other courses as approved by the program advisor

Open Electives

Choose 15 credit units of open electives