Sep 19, 2021  
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Programs of Study


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The Faculties of the University offer programs leading to a degree, a diploma, a certificate, or entrance to a further program, as shown below. Years of study are counted from matriculation unless otherwise noted. Certificate offerings may be available to students in any Faculty. Students wishing to pursue a Certificate should refer to the appropriate Faculty section for information on availability. 


College of Health Sciences

Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation

BKin 4
BKin/BEd (Elementary and Secondary) Combined Degrees 5
BA (Recreation, Sport and Tourism) 4
BSc (Kinesiology) 4
Certificate in Aboriginal Sport and Recreation  

Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

MD (a university degree or a minimum of two preprofessional years plus) 4
BSc (Medical Laboratory Science) (one preprofessional year plus) 3
Post-Professional Certificate BSc in Medical Laboratory Science 2.5
BSc (Dental Hygiene) (one preprofessional year plus) for 2017 onwards 3
BSc (Dental Hygiene) (Dental Hygiene Diploma plus) for 2017 and 2018 1
BSc (Dental Hygiene) Post Diploma Degree Completion (preapproved Dental Hygiene Diploma plus) 1
DDS (minimum of two preprofessional years plus) 4
Postgraduate Certificate in Orthodontics 3
BSc in Radiation Therapy 4

Faculty of Nursing

BScN (Collaborative) 4
BScN Bilingual (taught in English and French) 4
BScN (After Degree) 2
BScN Honors 1 + 3
BScN (RPN to BScN program) 2.75 or (1 + 2)

Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

BSc (Pharmacy) (one preprofessional year plus) 4
Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) (2 preprofessional years plus) 4
Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) for Practicing Pharmacists (PharmD) (BSc in Pharmacy Plus) 1-5

College of Natural and Applied Sciences

Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences

BA Environmental Studies 4
BSc (Agricultural/Food Business Management) 4
BSc (Agriculture) 4
BSc (Animal Health) 4
BSc (Environmental and Conservation Sciences) 4
BSc (Environmental and Conservation Sciences-Bilingual) 4
BSc (Environmental and Conservation Sciences)/BA (Native Studies) Combined Degrees 5
BSc (Forest Business Management) 4
BSc (Forestry) 4
BSc (Human Ecology) 4
BSc (Human Ecology)/BEd (Secondary) Combined Degrees 5
BSc (Nutrition and Food Science) 4
BSc (Nutrition and Food Science, General Program) 4
BSc (Nutrition and Food Science, Dietetic Specialization) (one preprofessional year plus) 4
BSc (Nutrition and Food Science, Food Science and Technology Specialization) 4
BSc (Honors in Food Science) 4
BSc (Honors in Nutrition) 4
Pre-Veterinary Medicine 2
Certificate in Community Engagement and Service-Learning  
Certificate in Sustainability  

Faculty of Engineering

BSc (Chemical; Chemical-Biomedical Option; Chemical-Computer Process Control; Civil; Civil-Environmental; Computer; Computer-Software Option; Electrical; Electrical- Biomedical Option; Engineering Physics; Engineering Physics-Nanoengineering; Materials; Materials-Biomedical Option; Mechanical; Mining; Petroleum) 4
BSc Cooperative Program (Chemical; Chemical-Computer Process Control; Civil; Civil-Environmental; Computer; Computer-Software Option; Electrical; Materials; Mechanical; Mining; Petroleum) 5

Faculty of Science

BSc (General) 4
BSc (Specialization) 4
BSc (Honors) 4
BSc (General, Specialization, and Honors) (After Degree) Varies
BSc (Specialization in Science and Education)/BEd (Secondary) Combined Degrees 5
Certificate in Computer Game Development  
Research Certificate in Science  

College of Social Sciences and Humanities

Faculty of Arts

BA 4
BA (After Degree) varies
BA (Honors) 4
BA (Honors) (After Degree) varies
BA (Criminology) 4
BA (Drama)/BEd (Secondary) Combined Degrees 5
BA Environmental Studies 4
BFA (Art and Design) 4
BDesign 4
BFA Drama (Acting) (one preprofessional year plus) 3
BFA Drama (Technical Theatre) 4
BFA Drama (Design) 4
BFA (Art and Design) or (Drama) (After Degree) varies
BMus 4
BMus (After Degree) varies
BMus/BEd (Elementary) (Secondary) Combined Degrees 5
Certificate in Civil-Military Leadership  
Certificate in Community Engagement and Service-Learning  
Certificate in Computer Game Development  
Certificate in Economics and the Management of Natural Resources, Energy and the Environment  
Certificate in European Studies  
Certificate in Finance  
Certificate in Globalization and Governance  
Certificate in International Learning  
Certificate in Peace and Post Conflict Studies  
Certificate in Translation Studies  
Certificate in World Sound Arts  
Community Linguistic Certificate  

Faculty of Business

BCom (one preprofessional year plus) 3
BCom Cooperative Education (one preprofessional year plus) 3.5 - 4
BCom (Bilingual) (taught in English and French) 4
BCom (Honors) 2
BCom (After Degree) varies
Certificate in Community Service-Learning  
Certificate in Leadership  

Faculty of Education

BEd (Elementary or Secondary route) 4
BEd (After Degree) 2
BSc (Specialization in Science and Education)/BEd (Secondary) Combined Degrees 5
BSc/BEd (Secondary) Augustana 5
BMus/BEd Combined Degrees 5
BKin/BEd (Elementary) (Secondary) Combined Degrees 5
BA (Drama)/BEd (Secondary) Combined Degrees 5
BA (Native Studies)/BEd Combined Degrees 5
BSc Human Ecology/BEd (Secondary) Combined Degrees 5
Diploma in Education 1
Embedded Certificate in Global Citizenship  
Free-Standing University Certificate in Advancing Adolescent Literacy  
Free-Standing University Certificate in Digital Learning  
Free-Standing University Certificate in Early Childhood Education  

Faculty of Law

JD (a university degree or a minimum of two preprofessional years plus) 3
MBA/JD (combined program) 4

Standalone Faculties

Augustana Faculty

BA 4
BMgt in Business Economics 4
BMus 4
BSc 4
BSc/BEd (Secondary) 5
Certificate in Community Mental Health: Theory and Practice  
Certificate in Writing Studies  

Faculty of Native Studies

BA (Native Studies) 4
BA (Native Studies) (After Degree) 2
BA (Native Studies)/BEd Combined Degrees (Elementary and Secondary Routes) 5
BA (Native Studies) Honors 4
BA (Native Studies)/BSc (Environmental and Conservation Sciences) Combined Degrees 5
Certificate in Indigenous Governance and Partnership 1
Certificate in Aboriginal Sport and Recreation  

Faculté Saint-Jean (All programs taught in French)

BA 4
BA (Honors) 4
BA (After Degree) 2
BCom (Bilingual) (taught in English and French) 4
BEd (Elementary) 4
BEd (Secondary) 4
BEd (After Degree) 2
BEd/BSc 5
BSc (General) 4
BSc (Environmental and Conservation Sciences-Bilingual) 4
BScN (Bilingual) (taught in English and French) 4