Plant Science

The Honours B.Sc. major in Plant Science is an exciting, interdisciplinary program offered through the Departments of Plant Agriculture, Integrative Biology, Molecular and Cellular Biology and the School of Environmental Sciences. You will receive a solid foundation in plant science through courses in anatomy, genetics, physiology and systematics, from which you can expand into the areas of applied plant science, botany, plant biotechnology and/or plant environmental science. Opportunities exist for hands-on experience in labs, field courses and individual research projects, and access to an active herbarium, special growth facilities and a renowned arboretum. With Faculty pooled from one of the largest concentrations of plant scientists in Canada, this major will provide you with the qualifications required for further study at the graduate level or a career in agriculture, biotechnology, environmental policy or ecology. 

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Information about what students have done with the Plant Science major can be found on the Career Services website.

A complete listing of all courses required for this major can be found  in the Schedule of Studies located in the Undergraduate Calendar.