About

Today’s agriculture cares for the environment to renewably produce bioproducts like fuel, fibre and pharmaceuticals, in addition to food. Its concerns are universal and individual, large and small, rooted in tradition and driven by innovation. It happens everywhere—in rural fields, urban landscapes, laboratories, wetlands and boardrooms.


Program options

Degrees

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (B.S.A.)
This applied life-science degree will provide you with a broad knowledge of agriculture, agri-food systems, and the role of agriculture in both local and global contexts. You will also learn how to apply this knowledge to real-world situations and, as a graduate, will be prepared to address major agricultural issues and challenges in one of many diverse fields of employment.

Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness  [B.Sc.(Agbus.)]
This degree combines science, economics and business to explore management, marketing, finance and sales, as well as the legal and institutional environment that frames the industry. Students will be prepared for careers as agricultural professionals such as entrepreneurs, business consultants, lenders and product support specialists.

Bachelor of Science in Animal Bioscience [B.Sc.(An.Biosc.)]
This program provides students with a broad background in domestic animal biology. Students are trained to work in fields outside of traditional animal agriculture, including biomedical sciences, companion, equine and research animal care, animal health and environmental sciences.

Bachelor of Science in Renewable Resource Management [B.Sc.(RRM)]
This program uses applied science to cover topics such as the management of land, biotic and water resources. Through field-work and group projects, students gain technical skills that will ensure high employability. Inquiry-based learning and ample opportunity for practical experience make this program unique.

Diplomas

Graduates of the two-year diploma programs in agribusiness and agronomy are eligible for professional designation as agricultural technologists with the Saskatchewan Institute of Agrologists. As the diplomas are degree level courses, degrees can be completed with only two additional years of study.

Certificates

Certificates are stand-alone programs and most can be completed in conjunction with a degree or on their own.

Minors

With college approval, students can consider completing a minor at the same time as their degree. Completion of a minor is optional, but can add knowledge in a specific area for the student.

Programs

Our programs are focused in four theme areas:

Plants and Animals

The sustainable management, production and genetic improvement of agricultural and domesticated plants and animals.

Majors

Certificate

Minors

  • Field Crop Production 
  • Poultry Science
  • Rangeland Resources

Food, Feed and Bioproducts

The use of renewable resources to provide safe and accessible food, sustainable sources of nutrients, pharmaceuticals and fuels.

Major

Minors

  • Biotechnology
  • Food and Bioproduct Science
  • Nutrition

Soil, Environment and Ecology

Protecting renewable resources and the environment through responsible management and conservation of the world’s soil, water and ecosystems.

Majors

Minors

  • Applied Plant Ecology
  • Soil Science
  • Rangeland Resources

Agribusiness and Applied Economics

Management, entrepreneurship, policy and economics relating to agricultural and bioresources.

Majors

Minors

  • Agribusiness Minor 
  • Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Minor

Kanawayihetaytan Askiy

Kanawayihetaytan Askiy is a uniquely designed program that is focused on providing a broad range of topic areas specific to the management of lands and resources on federal reserve lands. 

Certificate

  • Kanawayihetaytan Askiy (KA) Certificate

Diplomas

Upon completion of the Kanawayihetaytan Aski certificate you be eligible to apply for:

  • Aboriginal Resource Management Diploma
  • Aboriginal Lands Governance Diploma

Veterinary Medicine

If you are planning to apply to the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in the future, you can complete the two years of pre-veterinary requirements as part of a degree program in the College of Agriculture and Bioresources. Be sure to speak to your academic advisor to make sure you select the right classes.

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