University of British Columbia offers a Bachelor of Science degree with a Major in Sustainable Agriculture and Environment

  • The Sustainable Agriculture and Environment major focuses on the application of soil, plant and agro-ecological sciences to enhance the sustainable production of food, and other agricultural products, while simultaneously conserving land and enhancing ecological services.
  • Students can tailor their learning experiences to specific interests in agricultural production, integrated agro-ecosystem management, plant science, or soil science.
  • A core resource of the program is the Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at the UBC Farm where students gain hands-on experience within a diverse managed landscape.

Useful links when using this course planning worksheet
UBC Calendar
UBC Department Webpage
BC Transfer Guide
Langara Diagnostic Tests

First-year degree requirements

UBC Courses

Credits

Langara Equivalents

Credits

LFS 100

1

Unavailable

0

LFS 150 or WRDS 1501

3

ENGL 1123

3

BIOL 112 & BIOL 121 & BIOL 1402

8

BIOL 1115 & 12152

8

CHEM 121 & 123

8

CHEM 1120 & 1220

8

MATH 102 or equivalent

3

Unavailable

0

PHYS 101, 107, or 1174

3

PHYS 1125

4

Restricted electives5

3

Restricted electives5

3

Unrestricted electives

3

Unrestricted electives

3

 

Second-year degree requirements

UBC Courses

Credits

Langara Equivalents

Credits

LFS 250

6

Unavailable

0

LFS 252 (or FRST 231 or BIOL 300 or STAT 200)

3

STAT 1224 or STAT 2225

0

APBI 200

3

Unavailable

0

APBI 210

4

Unavailable

0

APBI 244

3

Unavailable

0

APBI 260

6

Unavailable

0

BIOL 200

3

BIOL 2415

3

Restricted electives5

3

Restricted electives5

3

 Footnotes:
Or equivalent course to fulfill Communication requirement.
LANG BIOL 1115 (4) & LANG BIOL 1215 (4) = UBCV BIOL 1st (8). Exempt UBCV BIOL 111, UBCV BIOL 121, UBCV BIOL 140.
Students who have not completed Calculus 12 must take MATH 180 or 184 to fulfill their first year Math requirement. Contact UBC for accepted course equivalents to MATH 102.
Students without credit for Physics 12 must take PHYS 100 before taking other 100-level PHYS courses.
To be selected in consultation with a program advisor. 

Updated August 2021