Professional Agrology Specialization

This specialization is required for students who wish to qualify for membership in the Ordre des agronomes du Québec (OAQ). It cannot be taken alone; it must be taken with the Agro-Environmental Sciences Major and a second specialization in Animal Production, Ecological Agriculture, Plant Production, or Soil and Water Resources, or with the Agricultural Economics Major and the Agri-business Specialization.

Note: Most students will require 21 credits to complete this specialization. Students taking the Agri-business Specialization will need to take an additional 3 credits, chosen in consultation with the academic adviser, such that they meet the minimum requirements of the OAQ. None of the credits within this specialization may also count for the student's Major or other Specialization. All of the 21 or 24 credits count only for this specialization.

YOU MAY TAKE THIS SPECIALIZATION WITH THE FOLLOWING MAJORS: Agricultural Economics; Agro-Environmental Sciences

For questions about the Animal Production Specialization, please contact the bsc-advisor.agenvsc [at] (student advisor).

For students in the Agro-Environmental Sciences major with a specialization in Animal Production, Ecological Agriculture, Plant Production or Soil and Water Resources:


To view the list of courses:

Bachelor of Science (Agricultural and Environmental Sciences) (B.Sc.(Ag.Env.Sc.)) - Professional Agrology (24 Credits)


The Professional Agrologist specialization prepares you for positions such as: Agriculture specialist, Agricultural sales representative, Beef specialist, Crop specialist, Dairy specialist, Farm management specialist, Farm marketing specialist, Livestock specialist, Nutrient management planning specialist, Pork specialist, Land remediation and reclamation specialist, and Research scientist.

For more career paths, please visit the Career Planning Service (CaPS) website.


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