Our Programs

We offer two campuses — Lethbridge and Calgary — and more than 150 programs. Explore your interests to find subjects that ignite your passion for learning; take classes in business, fine arts, health sciences, humanities, science, and social sciences. Our liberal education requirements mean that the courses you take in your first year apply to any bachelor's degree, giving you a great opportunity to figure out what makes you shine.

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Agricultural biotechnology examines agriculture and the natural world, emphasizing the relationships between food production, the environment, science and society.

Degrees available

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science

Agricultural studies delves into the relationships between the social, economic, political and environmental factors that affect the agricultural sector — from farm level production to international policy.

Degrees available

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science

Agricultural studies delves into the relationships between the social, economic, political and environmental factors that affect the agricultural sector, from farm level production to international policy.

Degrees available

  • Bachelor of Arts (BA)
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc)

Anthropology studies the diversity of human life in every part of the world. Long-term ethnographic fieldwork is the hallmark of the anthropological approach to studying the human condition and allows you to see how your world fits into a larger context.

Degrees available

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts & Science
  • Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Education
  • Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Management

Statistics is the study of the collection, organization, analysis, interpretation and presentation of data. In a world that is increasingly data-driven, knowing how to extract and interpret information is key. Statistics help evaluate ideas, test hypotheses and give clarity to complex issues.

Degrees available

  • Bachelor of Science

Archeology and geography explore past human cultures and societies through the analysis of material remains. It is the interpretation of these artifacts that help us understand our past, allowing us to learn more about ourselves today.

Degrees available

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science

Forensics. Pharmacology. Food science. What do these three areas have in common? They are just some of the career paths you can take with a degree in biochemistry.

Degrees available

  • Bachelor of Science

Biological sciences delve into the world of living organisms — from microbes, to human beings, to entire ecosystems. It is the science of life on, under and above earth.

Degrees available

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts & Science
  • Bachelor of Science / Bachelor of Education
  • Bachelor of Science / Bachelor of Management

What does it mean to be Canadian? What makes our society different from and similar to others around the world? How do we, as Canadians, express our identities? Understanding who we are as Canadians begins with a thorough knowledge of the places, people and ideas that form our daily lives.

Degrees available

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Education
  • Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Management

Chemistry studies the elements that comprise all matter. Everything around us — the air we breathe, water we drink, food we eat, cars we drive, even our bodies — are made from these elements.

Degrees available

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts & Science
  • Bachelor of Science / Bachelor of Education
  • Bachelor of Science / Bachelor of Management

The Departments of Geography & Environment and Mathematics & Computer Science offer instruction leading to the multidisciplinary major in computer science and geographical information science. The program is structured to provide a firm theoretical, technical and applied background in the geographical information sciences (GIS) that draws extensively on computer science foundations.

Degrees available

  • Bachelor of Science

Computer science is the study of algorithms and data structures and their applications in designing new and efficient solutions to industrial, technological, environmental or social problems.

Degrees available

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts & Science
  • Bachelor of Science / Bachelor of Management

Computer science is the study of algorithms and data structures and their applications in designing new and efficient solutions to industrial, technological, environmental or social problems.

Degrees available

  • Bachelor of Science

Students at uLethbridge may prepare themselves to apply for admission to a number of professional programs offered at other institutions. Dentistry at the University of Alberta is one of these programs. Students can gain the courses and experience to apply to dentistry by pursing a Bachelor of Science at the uLethbridge with one of the following majors:

Degrees available

  • Degree is granted by the transfer institution

Economics is a behavioural science that studies the conditions under which individuals provide the best possible satisfaction of their needs. It is not specifically about money, things or material objects — it’s about the consequences of individual decisions made under conditions of scarcity.

Degrees available

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts & Science
  • Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Education
  • Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Management

Complete the qualifying year of your University of Alberta engineering degree at uLethbridge.

Degrees available

  • Degree is granted by the transfer institution

English is not just about the rhetorical and creative aspects of literature. It’s about examining history, culture, psychology, sociology, philosophy, and the human condition to determine what a text means in the context of when and where it was written, and how it relates to us today.

Degrees available

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts & Science
  • Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Education
  • Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Management

The environmental sciences focus on understanding the Earth’s natural systems and how we, as humans, interact with them.

Degrees available

  • Bachelor of Science

Environmental science focuses on understanding the Earth’s natural systems and how we, as humans, interact with them.

Degrees available

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science (With Optional Concentration in Geographical Information Science)

The Department of Modern Languages & Linguistics offers instruction in three languages: French, Japanese and Spanish (beginner to advanced). Small class sizes, cutting-edge language-learning technology and the diverse expertise of our instructors ensure you’ll find studying languages to be a lively and satisfying experience.

Degrees available

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts & Science
  • Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Education
  • Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Management

The Department of Modern Languages & Linguistics offers instruction in three languages: French, Japanese and Spanish (beginner to advanced).

Degrees available

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts & Science
  • Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Education
  • Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Management

A general major in the humanities, unlike a single discipline major, allows you to customize your course selection to your interests and abilities. Where you compromise depth of focus in one area, you gain breadth of knowledge in a few key areas, thus increasing your flexibility. This multidisciplinary approach provides access to the "big picture" or the wider context of any subject area. Conversely, the courses you choose can enhance your focus and provide a cross-discipline perspective on one particular theme.

Degrees available

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Education
  • Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Management

A general major in the sciences, unlike a single discipline major, allows you to customize your course selection to your interests and abilities. Where you compromise depth of focus in one area, you gain breadth of knowledge in a few key areas, thus increasing your flexibility. This multidisciplinary approach provides access to the "big picture" or the wider context of any subject area. Conversely, the courses you choose can enhance your focus and provide a cross-discipline perspective on one particular theme.

Degrees available

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science / Bachelor of Education
  • Bachelor of Science / Bachelor of Management

A general major in the social sciences, unlike a single discipline major, allows you to customize your course selection to your interests and abilities. Where you compromise depth of focus in one area, you gain breadth of knowledge in a few key areas, thus increasing your flexibility. This multidisciplinary approach provides access to the "big picture" or the wider context of any subject area. Conversely, the courses you choose can enhance your focus, and provide a cross-discipline perspective on one particular theme.

Degrees available

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Education
  • Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Management

Geography deals with the diverse landscapes around us. It is about everything from the original formation of the earth’s surface, to the effects we have on our environment: past, present and future.

Degrees available

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts & Science
  • Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Education
  • Bachelor of Science / Bachelor of Education
  • Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Management
  • Bachelor of Science / Bachelor of Management

Geography deals with the diverse landscapes around us. It is about everything from the original formation of the earth’s surface, to the effects we have on our environment: past, present and future.

Degrees available

  • Bachelor of Science (BSc) with a concentration in GIS

History as an academic discipline examines the past to explain how we got to where we are today. We live in a world that is politically, economically, and socially complex; to engage it effectively and better understand ourselves, we must first understand the many historical factors that shape our lives. Historians work to sharpen the collective memory of society.

Degrees available

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts & Science
  • Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Education
  • Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Management

Indigenous studies explores art, law, philosophy, health, politics, history, gender studies, ecology, business, customs and language — all from a unique Indigenous perspective — making this one of the most sought-after programs of its kind in Canada.

Degrees available

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts & Science
  • Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Education
  • Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Management

Journalism is about documenting stories of our time. It is the activity of collecting, critically assessing and presenting news, in written or broadcast form. Journalism students learn about the ethical and legal issues surrounding daily news, while developing their critical thinking and investigative reporting skills.

Degrees available

  • Degree is granted by the transfer institution

Kinesiology is the study of human movement through physical activity and the critical role it plays from both an individual and cultural perspective. It also helps us understand the mechanics of human motion.

Degrees available

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts & Science
  • Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Education
  • Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Management
  • Bachelor of Science / Bachelor of Education
  • Bachelor of Science / Bachelor of Management

Pre-professional transfer programs at uLethbridge facilitate a jump start on your professional career in a smaller, more personal environment than some of the larger universities.

Degrees available

  • Degree is granted by the transfer institution

Pre-professional transfer programs at uLethbridge facilitate a jump start on your professional career in a smaller, more personal environment than some of the larger universities.

Degrees available

  • Degree is granted by the transfer institution

Mathematics is the study of structure and patterns in numbers and shapes. It is an active research area, providing a language, theories and models to solve complex problems across a wide variety of scientific, industrial and economic sectors.

Degrees available

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts & Science
  • Bachelor of Science / Bachelor of Education
  • Bachelor of Science / Bachelor of Management

Pre-professional transfer programs at uLethbridge facilitate a jump start on your professional career in a smaller, more personal environment than some of the larger universities.

Degrees available

  • Degree is granted by the transfer institution

Pre-professional transfer programs at uLethbridge facilitate a jump start on your professional career in a smaller, more personal environment than some of the larger universities.

Degrees available

  • Degree is granted by the transfer institution

Neuroscience is the study of the brain and how it affects human behaviour on an individual basis. One of the most basic facts in neuroscience is that “You are your brain.” This rapidly expanding discipline aims to solve the mysteries of the brain’s functionality by better understanding its resilient capacity for consciousness, perception, memory and learning.

Degrees available

  • Bachelor of Science

​​​Philosophy investigates fundamental questions about the nature of things; about the universe as a whole, about human beings, society, science, ethics and art.

Degrees available

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts & Science
  • Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Management

Physics is the study of matter and energy at all scales, from the sub-nuclear to the dimensions of the universe. It is the fundamental science — all other sciences and technologies rely on the principles of physics.

Degrees available

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts & Science
  • Bachelor of Science / Bachelor of Education
  • Bachelor of Science / Bachelor of Management

Political Science is the systematic study of government, politics and political behaviour. It studies how a society governs itself at all levels and various ideas about how it should be governed in the future.

Degrees available

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts & Science
  • Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Education
  • Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Management

Psychology delves into what makes people tick. Psychologists study the relationship between mind and behaviour by investigating the nature of thought processes and behaviours in humans and other animals.

Degrees available

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Management
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science / Bachelor of Education
  • Bachelor of Science / Bachelor of Management
  • Bachelor of Arts & Science

We encounter religion in many manifestations frequently on TV and the Internet: breathtaking mosques, colossal Buddhas, the Pope addressing huge crowds, brutal religious wars or unusual rituals.

Degrees available

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts & Science
  • Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Management

Remote sensing provides a new vantage point to marvel, monitor and measure our world. With the advent of Earth observation and satellite technology, we are now able to view the planet — and our impact upon it — in real-time digital imagery.

Degrees available

  • Bachelor of Science

Pre-professional transfer programs at uLethbridge facilitate a jump start on your professional career in a smaller, more personal environment than some of the larger universities.

Degrees available

  • Degree is granted by the transfer institution

Sociology is the study of society, including the interaction between individuals, groups, and institutions. Sociological study helps develop original ways of looking at the world and the individual’s place within it.

Degrees available

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts & Science
  • Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Education
  • Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Management

Urban & regional studies (URS) delves into the physical, social, economic and political factors that shape our cities. It looks at the role of planning to manage dynamic forces of change such as immigration, global warming, aging populations, energy conservation, congestion, urban forests, homelessness and smog, to name just a few.

Degrees available

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Management

Students at the University of Lethbridge prepare themselves to apply for admission to a number of professional programs offered at other institutions, like veterinary medicine at the University of Calgary. Students will gain the necessary course work and experience to apply to veterinary medicine at uCalgary by pursuing a Bachelor of Science (BSc) at uLethbridge with a major in:

Degrees available

  • Degree is granted by the transfer institution

Whether as activists, scholars or labourers, women have generated significant changes in society. Women & Gender Studies offer you the opportunity to learn how these changes were initiated and gives you the tools to actively participate in the creation of an inclusive society.

Degrees available

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts & Science
  • Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Management