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Agriculture & Bioresources


Program Start: 1 September 2021
Application Deadline: 1 September 2021
Location: Melfort, Nipawin, Tisdale
Credit Granting Institution: U of S
Length: 1 year only

Overview:

The University of Saskatchewan offers a direct-entry four-year program in Agriculture & Bioresources, leading to a number of different degree options. You can take your first year at Cumberland College.

Programs are focused on five themes:

  • Plants and Animals - the sustainable management, production, and genetic improvement of agricultural and domesticated plants and animals;
  • Food, Feed and Bioproducts - the use of renewable resources to provide safe and accessible food, sustainable sources of nutrients, pharmaceuticals and fuels;
  • Soil, Environment and Ecology - protecting renewable resources and the environment through responsible management and conservation of the world’s soil, water and ecosystems;
  • Agribusiness and Applied Economics - management, entrepreneurship, policy and economics relating to agricultural and bioresources; and
  • Kanawayihetaytan Askiy - "Let Us Take Care of the Land"

Requirements:

For admissions to the University of Saskatchewan - College of Agriculture and Bioresources:

  • Biology 30
  • Chemistry 30
  • Foundations of Mathematics 30 or Pre-Calculus 30
  • Grade 12 with a minimum average of 70% in the following five subjects:
    • One English
    • One math
    • Three other approved subjects:
      • Maximum of two natural sciences
      • Maximum of two social sciences or humanities
      • Maximum of one fine or performing arts
  • English proficiency

For admissions to the University of Saskatchewan - College of Agriculture and Bioresources (Agribusiness):

  • Biology 30 or Chemistry 30 or Physics 30
  • Foundations of Mathematics 30 or Pre-Calculus 30
  • Grade 12 with a minimum average of 70% in the following five subjects:
    • One English
    • One math
    • Three other approved subjects:
      • Maximum of two natural sciences
      • Maximum of two social sciences or humanities
      • Maximum of one fine or performing arts
  • English proficiency

For admissions to the University of Saskatchewan - College of Agriculture and Bioresources (Animal Bioscience):

  • Biology 30
  • Chemistry 30
  • Foundations of Mathematics 30 or Pre-Calculus 30
  • Grade 12 with a minimum average of 75% (80% early admission) in the following five subjects:
    • One English
    • One math
    • Three other approved subjects:
      • Maximum of two natural sciences
      • Maximum of two social sciences or humanities
      • Maximum of one fine or performing arts
  • English proficiency

Notes:

To become a student at Cumberland College you must first apply to the University of Saskatchewan. The College of Agriculture and Bioresources application deadline is June 1, 2020.

Application Process:

  • Apply online to the College of Agriculture and Bioresources.
  • Pay a one-time non-refundable $90 application fee.
  • Provide supporting documents, like official high school transcripts. Transcripts must be forwarded directly from the Ministry of Education or other educational institutions.
  • Complete the Cumberland College Application Form (green apply button at the top of this page) to indicate interest in the program and to receive program updates.

You can complete a full first year (30 credit units) of many of the Agriculture and Bioresources degrees at Cumberland College.  To complete your degree you must move to the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon. Please see a College Advisor for academic advising to chose the correct courses for you.

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