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Agriculture Sciences Agriculture Business

Lethbridge College

Lethbridge College

www.lethbridgecollege.ca
The Agriculture Sciences program provides theoretical and hands-on training for those entering many different career options in agriculture including university transfer. Program outcomes include implementing effective strategies to manage livestock production cycles and agronomy in western Canada, while applying professionalism, business and risk management skills to those agriculture enterprises. Application of sciences and technology to innovative practices in agriculture production is a primary focus while integrating current industry standards and public expectations into sustainable, innovative and evolving agriculture practices. The program offers three majors: Agronomy, Animal Sciences and Agriculture Business. The program is approximately 40% lab and field experiences.
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3000 College Drive South
Lethbridge, Alberta, T1K1L6, Canada

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  • Program Type Standard
  • Credential Type Diploma
  • Length 2 Years
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning Available
Admission Requirements

General Admission Requirements: All applicants must meet the general admission requirements for Lethbridge College programs, as indicated in the Admissions section of the calendar.

Academic Requirements: In addition to meeting the general admission requirements indicated in the Admission section of the calendar, applicants to the Agriculture Business major must also satisfy the following specific course requirements (or equivalencies):


• Grade 12 math (equivalent to Alberta's Math 30-2 or a higher level math)

Note: Effective Fall 2021, admission requirements will be changing to the following:

In addition to meeting the general admission requirements, applicants to all majors must also satisfy the following speci?c course requirements (or equivalencies):
• Grade 12 math (equivalent to Alberta's Math 30-2 or a higher level math)
• Applicants intending to ladder into the Bachelor of Science - Agriculture Technology Degree will also be required to have Biology 30 and Chemistry 30 at the point they apply to the degree.

Note: Applicants who lack the required academic admission requirements can apply to the Academic Upgrading program to upgrade for your program.

Prior Learning Assessment (PLA): If you have experience working in this field of study, you may be eligible for Prior Learning Assessment.


Distance Delivery Options

Course(s) may be delivered in a flexible learning format.


Application Deadline

New students are accepted into the Agriculture Sciences program for Fall (September) term.


Student Aid

This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Alberta Student Aid for the funding year 2020/08/01 to 2021/07/31*.

  • Tuition $4,142.00 Year One
  • Books/Supplies/Instruments $1,650.00 Year One
  • Mandatory Fees $940.00 Year One

* Tuition, books, supplies, instruments, and other/mandatory fees are provided to Alberta Student Aid and may be used when processing full-time post-secondary funding applications. The educational costs provided are based on a 100% full-course load and may not reflect current or all educational costs charged by the school. Contact the school to obtain accurate educational cost information.

Transfer(s) Eligibility

Search Transfer Alberta for course and program transfer information including transfer agreements between post-secondary schools in Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.

Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated November 26, 2020. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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