Overview of Programs Offered

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Overview of Programs Offered by the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

The Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and the School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition offer degrees, certificates, and diplomas in:

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Bioresource Engineering)
  • Bachelor of Science (Agricultural and Environmental Sciences)
  • Bachelor of Science (Food Science)
  • Bachelor of Science (Nutritional Sciences)
  • Concurrent degree program in Food Science and Nutritional Sciences
  • Certificate in Ecological Agriculture
  • Certificate in Food Science
  • Diploma in Environment
  • Diploma of Collegial Studies in Farm Management and Technology

The Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences is one of the four faculties in partnership with the McGill School of Environment.

Several programs offered by the Faculty and School lead to professional accreditation. These include:

  • the Agricultural Economics Major and the Agro-Environmental Sciences Major – membership in the Ordre des agronomes du Québec and other provincial Institutes of Agriculture;
  • Bioresource Engineering – membership as a professional engineer in any province of Canada plus the Ordre des agronomes du Québec;
  • the Dietetics Major – membership in the Dietitians of Canada and the Ordre professionnel des diététistes du Québec;
  • Food Science – accreditation by the Institute of Food Technologists and professional accreditation by the Ordre des chimistes du Québec.

Professional Practice experiences to complete the Dietetics practicum are provided in the McGill teaching hospitals and in a wide variety of health, education, business, government, and community agencies.

The Faculty also offers M.Sc. and Ph.D. programs in a variety of areas. Further information about these programs is available in the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Studies Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies section.

Programs Offered by the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Bachelor of Science (Agricultural and Environmental Sciences) – B.Sc.(Ag.Env.Sc.)
Bachelor of Engineering (Bioresource) – B.Eng.(Bioresource)
Bachelor of Science (Food Science) - B.Sc.(F.Sc.)
Bachelor of Science (Nutritional Sciences) – B.Sc.(Nutr.Sc.)
Concurrent Bachelor of Science in Food Science – B.Sc.(F.Sc.) and Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Sciences – B.Sc.(Nutr.Sc.) (Overview)
Honours Programs (Overview)
Minor Programs (Overview)
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Programs (Overview)
Diploma Program (Undergraduate) (Overview)
Diploma in Collegial Studies (Overview)
Environmental Sciences Programs (Overview)
Programs, Courses and University Regulations—2016-2017 (last updated Feb. 23, 2016) (disclaimer)
Faculty of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences—2016-2017 (last updated Feb. 23, 2016) (disclaimer)