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Bachelor of Digital Agriculture Digital Agriculture

Olds College

Olds College
The Olds College Bachelor of Digital Agriculture program will leverage design thinking, systems thinking, computational thinking, and critical thinking to immerse students in global challenges in agriculture, recognizing the convergence of exponential technologies and diverse perspectives. Students will be prepared to lead disruptive change in agriculture with a grounding in leadership, exponential and entrepreneurial thinking, digital agriculture and technology, agriculture machinery management, agronomy, and data sciences to realize financial and environmental objectives. Students will engage in real-world problems, develop and evaluate optimization solutions, and enhance productivity through the use of emerging digital agriculture technologies and data management practices. Students will internalize responsible and ethical decision making centered on issues of sustainability, including social, economic, and environmental impacts. This program will develop and expand students' self-knowledge, self-monitoring, and leadership and management capacity to ensure an ability to engage in continuous professional growth and become effective leaders within multidisciplinary teams in an ever changing digital agriculture industry.

4500 - 50 Street
Olds, Alberta, T4H1R6, Canada

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  • Program Type Bachelor's
  • Credential Type Degree
  • Length 4 Years
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning
Admission Requirements

Applicants to this program will be admitted on a first qualified, first admitted admission process. A minimum admission average of 65% is required and is calculated with the subjects below.

  • 60% or better in English 30-1
  • 60% or better in Math 30-1 or 30-2
  • 60% or better in a course from Group A
  • 60% or better in a course from Group A or B
  • 60% or better in any 5-credit grade 12 course (excluding Special Projects courses), or a combination of two 3-credit grade 12 courses, or 5 credits of advanced career and technology courses (Group C).

Group A

  • Biology 30
  • Chemistry 30
  • Physics 30
  • Science 30

Group B

  • French 30
  • French 31
  • French Language Arts
  • All other languages 30
  • Social 30
  • Aboriginal Studies 30
  • Math 31
  • All of the above; OR, 2.7 GPA (72-76%) or better, in a two year diploma or degree (60 credit) from an allied program area.

Transfer(s) Eligibility

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

Updated September 14, 2023. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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