Degree Programs

Agriculture BSc Get great hands - on experience through our extensive network of plant and animal research facilities.

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Environmental Studies BA Take an interdisciplinary approach to the study of the environment and explore how interactions between...

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Human Ecology BSc Human Ecology is the study of how people interact with their environment. Tailor your experience...

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Agricultural & Food Business Management BSc This degree is jointly offered with the Alberta School of Business. Students wishing to combine the... 

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Environmental & Conservation Sciences BSc Develop solutions for environmental issues such as climate change, land and water use as well as...

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Nutrition and Food Science BSc Apply your knowledge and skills while completing real-world projects and case studies that examine...

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Animal Health BSc Understand the biology and behaviour of food animals or companion animals, as well as the human-animal bond.

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Forestry & Forest Management BSc Become a Registered Professional Forester with diverse training in economics, ecology, engineering...

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Find a Job you Love

A DEGREE IN ALES PREPARES YOU FOR THE REAL WORLD.

Our grads secure jobs in major employment sectors including the environment, animal care, food and agriculture, and human services — whether they are working for business, government, or the non-profit sector.

Many of our graduates qualify for professional designations including Professional Agrologist, Professional Biologist, Professional Human Ecologist, Registered Professional Forester and more. This qualification in addition to your ALES degree makes you even more competitive in the employment market.

 


 




Challenge Yourself

A DEGREE IN ALES CHALLENGES YOU TO FIND SOLUTIONS FOR REAL-LIFE PROBLEMS.

In class, you will be challenged by some of the best professors in Canada to connect social and scientific theory with real-world problems. Outside of the classroom, you will gain important technical skills, complete training in the field and connect with industry. Our hands-on components give you the opportunity to apply the knowledge you’ve gained in class and prepare you for life beyond the classroom. 

In ALES, we also offer international field courses, practicums and paid internships. We challenge our students to take what they’ve learned into the community and abroad, to provide solutions for global challenges.


Get Connected

A DEGREE IN ALES WILL ENGAGE YOU IN THE UALBERTA COMMUNITY.

Founded in 1915, we are located at the heart of the University of Alberta. You can take advantage of all the resources and state-of-the-art facilities in a major research institution and enjoy the personal attention and connection that comes from being in a close-knit faculty. With only 1,600 undergraduate students, our average class size is below 30 students so you can get to know your classmates and professors.

We want every ALES student to feel engaged and challenged by their experience at UAlberta. In our Faculty, you will have the chance to be paired with an upper-year classmate in a mentorship program, join ULEAD — our leadership development program — or take part in community service-learning activities in your community or abroad.

You will also have the chance to join of one of our Faculty’s many student groups and attend their social events and professional networking events — where you can meet friends and connect with industry professionals.

Fund your Future

YOU COULD BE ELIGIBLE FOR SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS.

By joining our the Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences, you will receive access to one of the largest Faculty scholarship programs at the University of Alberta, with awards available during all four years of your degree program. 

Each year we give away over $700,000 is scholarships and awards. You will be automatically considered for some these awards through your application to the University of Alberta. To be considered for one of our other hundreds of scholarships or awards, submit an application available on our website!

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780.492.4933


Faculty of ALES Undergraduate

Student Services

University of Alberta

2-06 Agriculture Forestry Centre

Edmonton, AB

T6G 2P5




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