Fields of Study
Something for everyone. Studying for a Faculty of Arts & Science degree at the University of Lethbridge allows you to experience a wide range of subjects while you specialise in the major of your choice. With over 40 majors to choose from and tailor-made degree programs, you’re sure to discover precisely what you’re passionate about at Alberta’s Destination University.
Do you have questions about program and registration planning? Are you looking forward to graduation, but have many unanswered questions? Do you wonder if you've made the right decision about what to study? Why wonder? Just ask! We have the answers to these questions and more!
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Agricultural Biotechnology - BSc
Do you enjoy thinking up new solutions to environmental issues? Do you believe that science and technology hold the answers to many of our problems? Are you devoted to providing food for the planet? Do you want to be the one to make a difference? Feed the planet in Agricultural Biotechnology.
Agricultural Business - Concentration
Agricultural Studies - BA, BSc
Does farming or ranching define you? Do you long for a career that will enable you to enjoy a rural agricultural lifestyle? Do you want to be the one to make a difference in resolving global problems in agri-food production, marketing and trade? Cultivate your passion in Agricultural Studies.
Anthropology - BA, BASc, BA/BEd, BA/BMgt
Applied Statistics - BSc
Archaeology & Geography - BA, BSc
Do you enjoy learning about ancient civilizations? Does the idea of unearthing artifacts excite you? Do you like searching through collections and archives for clues to an historical puzzle you may not have all the pieces for? Break new ground in Archaeology & Geography.
Art - BA, BASc, BA/BEd, BA/BMgt
Asian Studies - Minor
Are you intrigued by Asian culture and religions? Are you ready to pack your bags, jump on an airplane and discover a far off land? Would you like to understand what links the civilizations of South, Southeast, and East Asia? Pack your bags — explore Asian Studies.
Biochemistry - BSc
Are you fascinated by genetic modification? Do you dream of helping to solve global health or resource issues by developing new ways to combat diseases or by creating alternative food or energy sources? Does a career in Medicine or Pharmacology interest you? Ignite your passion in Biochemistry.
Biological Sciences - BSc, BASc, BSc/BEd, BSc/BMgt
Were you the kid who had to turn over every rock to see what was living under it? Did you ever wonder how a seed knew how to grow up to be a tree, or how a hummingbird’s wings beat so fast? Are you continually fascinated by the natural world? Delve into the world of living organisms in the Biological Sciences.
Canadian Studies - BA, BA/BEd, BA/BMgt
Chemistry - BSc, BASc, BSc/BEd, BSc/BMgt
Do you have a naturally inquisitive mind? Do you like to break objects down so you can see how they work on the inside? Do you enjoy contemplating new solutions to current issues using science and technology? Is making a difference important to you? Start a chain reaction in Chemistry.
Computer Science & Geographical Information Science (GIS) - BSc
Do you enjoy problem-solving? Are you intrigued by why cities are built the way they are and the infrastructure that supports them? Do you take ownership of the map on road trips? Are computers “your thing”? Model your degree in Computer Science and GIS.
Computer Science - BSc, BASc, BSc/BEd, BSc/BMgt, A&S Minor
Dentistry (Pre-Professional Transfer)
Economics - BA, BASc, BA/BEd, BA/BMgt, A&S Minor
p>Do you care about the less fortunate in society? Do you want to help resolve global issues like poverty and development? Are you intrigued by Canada’s role in the international community? Is leaving a legacy of positive change important to you? Discover what’s trending in Economics.
Engineering (Pre-Professional Transfer)
English - BA, BASc, BA/BEd, BA/BMgt, A&S Minor
Do you love to lose yourself in a good book? Do you relish your ability to win arguments with your rhetorical mastery? Do you want to write? Are you intrigued by the idea of learning about the world through fiction, poetry and drama? Write your own story in our Department of English.
Environmental Science - BSc
Are you fascinated by the natural environment? Are you concerned about climate change, sustainability or water resources? Would you like to learn how ecosystems function or why biodiversity is important to our future? Be wise about resources in Environmental Science.
First Nations, Metis and Inuit (FNMI)
Are you looking for a university where First Nations culture has been weaved into its fabric? Would you like to meet new people and establish roots in a safe and friendly atmosphere? Is authentic and meaningful discussion important to you? Are you ready to find community, support and success? Knowledge is power, and education is the key that will unlock that door. Anyone who comes to study here can be wise and solid like the rock.
French - BA, BASc, BA/BEd, BA/BMgt, A&S Minor
Does the idea of being an international globetrotter appeal to you? Are you the kind of person who would love to live and study in a foreign country? Do you believe the key to solving world issues lies in communication and understanding cultural differences? Learn a language — discover the world in Modern Languages.
French/Spanish - BA, BASc, BA/BEd, BA/BMgt
Are you intrigued by languages? Do you believe communication and understanding cultural differences is key to solving world issues? Are you ready to pack your bags and explore the French and Spanish parts of the world? Learn a language — discover the world in Modern Languages.
General Major - Humanities - BA, BA/BEd, BA/BMgt
General Major - Sciences - BSc, BSc/BEd, BSc/BMgt
General Major - Social Sciences - BA, BA/BEd, BA/BMgt
Geographical Information Science (GIS) - Concentration
Geography - BA, BSc, BASc, BA/BEd, BSc/BEd, BA/BMgt, BSc/BMgt
Do you wonder how, when and why the Rocky Mountains, Great Plains and Ocean Basins were created? Or what determines the locations of cities, lakes, deserts, jungles — just about everything on the planet? Are you worried about the use and depletion of our natural resources? Learn to synthesize with Geography.
History - BA, BASc, BA/BEd, BA/BMgt, A&S Minor
What do you love? Are you fascinated by the thought of what life was really like in Ancient Rome, Meiji Japan, or on the North American Prairie in the nineteenth century? Does the idea of knights in armour taking to battle or women battling for the right to vote intrigue you?
International Centre for Students (ICS)
Are you ready to challenge yourself with an international education? Do you seek diversity and awareness of culture and global perspectives? Would you like to build connections with students, staff and faculty? Enjoy a Canadian experience at the University of Lethbridge—with a little help from your friends at ICS.
Japanese - A&S Minor
Journalism (Pre-Professional Transfer)
Kinesiology – BA, BSc, BASc, BA/BEd, BA/BMgt, BSc/BEd, BSc/BMgt
Law (Pre-Professional Transfer)
Legal Reasoning - Concentration
Do you wonder about what makes a law a law? Are you curious abou the fundamental building blocks of legal analysis? Would you like to know the facts and circumstances that bring parties to court? Enhance your degree by adding a Concentration in Legal Reasoning.
Mathematics - BSc, BASc, BSc/BEd, BSc/BMgt, A&S Minor
Indigenous Studies - BA, BASc, BA/BEd, BA/BMgt
Are you devoted to Native culture? Do you love hearing stories about our rich and diverse Aboriginal heritage? Are you interested in learning to help resolve some of the issues our First Nations’ communities face today? Get an education with impact in Native American Studies.
Neuroscience - BSc
Are you intrigued by human behaviour? Are you interested in learning more about how electrical impulses can transform themselves into thoughts, emotions and actions? Do you want to help people recover from neurological disorders or brain injuries? Probe into your passion in Neuroscience.
Philosophy - BA, BASc, BA/BMgt, A&S Minor
Do you love to think about the big questions in life, like good vs. evil? Do you like to debate your point of view? Are you intrigued by the concept of whether time and space are real? Do they exist at all? Your passion exists. Your passion exists — Find it in our Department of Philosophy.
Physics - BSc, BASc, BSc/BEd, BSc/BMgt, A&S Minor
Do you always ask “Why?” Are you always wondering why things are the way they are and why they work the way they do? Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding experience that will train you to think analytically? Enter a world of wonder in Physics & Astronomy.
Political Science - BA, BASc, BA/BEd, BA/BMgt, A&S Minor
Psychology - BA, BSc, BASc, BSc/BEd, BA/BMgt, BSc/BMgt
Religious Studies – BA, BASc, BA/BMgt, A&S Minor
Why is religion so prevalent? Are all faiths the same? What do they do for — and to — people? Are you fascinated by different ways of life? Do you want to learn more about other ways of understanding what it means to be human? Remove misunderstanding — study Religion.
Remote Sensing – BSc
Are you fascinated by Google™ Earth? Are you always in-the-know about the leading edge of software and technology? Do you like thinking about the infinite breadth and depth of our environment, all the way to the outer edges of the universe? Marvel at Earth’s mosaic in Remote Sensing.
Sociology - BA, BASc, BA/BEd, BA/BMgt
Is "people watching" one of your favorite pastimes? Are you fascinated by how people relate to each other and to their social surroundings? Do you sometimes find yourself making up theories as to why a group or society behaves the way it does? Discover your passion in the Department of Sociology.
Urban & Regional Studies - BA, BA/BMgt
Veterinary Medicine (Pre-Professional Transfer)
Women & Gender Studies - BA, BASc, BA/BMgt, A&S Minor
Does learning about progressive women and men who have changed the course of history fill your heart with pride? Do you wonder what it will really take to create an inclusive society? Or how you can help make it happen? Achieve equality now in Women & Gender Studies.