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30 The Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences

Providing Solutions for a Better World

    Within the areas of environment, food and agriculture, human services and animal care, our programs equip learners with the scientific knowledge, economic understanding and social context to provide leading-edge solutions to some of the greatest challenges facing our world today. Hands-on learning experiences including field courses, practicum placements, work internships and international opportunities further help prepare students for the many exceptional career options available to graduates of our programs.

Scholarships, Awards, and Bursaries

    The Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences offers one of the largest Faculty scholarship programs on campus, with awards available during all four years of an undergraduate program. This is in addition to other general scholarships offered by the University (available to all students) and scholarships outside the University from private businesses as well as government.

Professional Accreditation

    Our graduates are eligible for Professional Accreditation in one or more of a number of organizations depending on their field of study. These include:

Alberta Human Ecology and Home Economics Association (PHEc)

Alberta Institute of Agrologists (PAg)

College of Alberta Professional Foresters (RPF)

College of Dietitians of Alberta (RD)

Alberta Society of Professional Biologists (PBiol)

Internship Program

    The Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences offers an Internship Program (IP) for students in all programs. Through the IP, students have an opportunity to take their studies beyond the classroom and participate in a four, eight, 12 or 16 month, full-time, competitively paid work placement.

Graduate and Research Program

    The Faculty has an active Graduate and Research Program. Our Faculty is the second most research-intensive Faculty at the U of A in terms of research funding per professor. Graduate students from around the world are enrolled in MA, MSc and PhD thesis programs, and non-thesis MA, MF and combined MA/MBA and MF/MBA programs. We are also actively involved in international research initiatives with many other countries in Asia, Africa, Europe and South America.

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Notices, Errata, Addendum, 2013-2014 PDF Calendar, 2012-2013 Calendar, Previous Calendars, University Policy Gateway

Welcome from the President


Academic Schedule
 11Major Deadlines from the 2013-2014 Academic Schedule
 11.1Academic Schedule 2013-2014 (monthly listing of academic events on campus)

Undergraduate Application Deadlines for Admission and Readmission

Undergraduate Admission
 13 Admission to Undergraduate Programs
 14General Admission Requirements
 15Admission Requirements by Faculty
 16Admission for International Baccalaureate and Advanced Placement Students
 17Admission from Outside Alberta

University Regulations and Information for Students
 20General University Policies
 21Classification of Students
 22Registration and Fees
 23Academic Regulations
 24Student Services
 25Code of Student Behaviour
 26Code of Applicant Behaviour

30Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences
40Faculty of Arts
50Augustana Faculty
60Faculty of Business
70Faculty of Education
80Faculty of Engineering
90Faculty of Extension
100Faculty of Law
110Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
120Faculty of Native Studies
130Faculty of Nursing
140Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
150Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation
160School of Public Health
170Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine
180Faculté Saint-Jean
191Faculty of Science

Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
 200The Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
 201Members of the Faculty
 202General Information
 203Regulations of the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
 204Graduate Program Regulations
 205Graduate Programs
 210Graduate Financial Aid

Open Studies

Course Listings
 230Details of Courses
 231Course Listings


General Information
 241University History and Traditions
 242Constitution of the University
 243University Libraries
 244Alumni Association
 245Affiliated Colleges

University Staff
 250Continuing Academic Staff
 252Associate and Adjunct Staff
 253Honorary Degree Recipients