Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

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To see a program overview, learn about the unique opportunities offered to students within this degree, and to connect to admission and faculty resource links, review the Agribusiness program page.

B.Sc. Bachelor of Science—Agribusiness

First Year Courses Credit Hours
ABIZ 1000 Introduction to Agribusiness Management 3
AGRI 1500 Natural Resources and Primary Agricultural Production 3
AGRI 1510 Production, Distribution and Utilization of Agricultural Products 3
BIOL 1000 Foundations of Life and
BIOL 1010 Biological Diversity and Interaction or both
BIOL 1020 Biology 1: Principles and Themes and
BIOL 1030 Biology 2: Biological Diversity, Function and Interactions
3
ECON 1010 Introduction to Microeconomic Principles 3
ECON 1020 Introduction to Macroeconomic Principles 3
MATH 1300 (M) Vector Geometry and Linear Algebra 3
MATH 1500 (M) Introduction to Calculus or
MATH 1520 (M) Introductory Calculus for Management and Social Sciences
3
STAT 1000 (M) Basic Statistical Analysis 1 or
Elective
3
Total Credit Hours 30

 

TIPS FOR CHOOSING COURSES:

  • If balancing admission to Agribusiness with another program, note that any 24 credit hours of courses are accepted for admission.
  • ECON 1010, ECON 1020, MATH 1300 (M), and MATH 1500 (M) are prerequisites for required second year courses in the program.  It is recommended to complete these in first year, prior to admission.
  • STAT 1000 (M) may be taken in Year 1 or Year 2.
  • Choose electives from the Recommended Introductory Courses list.
  • Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credit may be used to reduce the first year course load and as a prerequisite to 2000 level courses, where applicable.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FROM UNIVERSITY 1:

Minimum Credit Hours: Any 24 credit hours of coursework.
Minimum Course Load:

University 1 may be completed on a full-time or part-time basis.

Summer Session may be used to complete admission requirements. See the Applicant Information Bulletin for more details.

W Requirement: Not required for admission.  Will be met by AGRI 2030 (W) in Year 2 of the program.
M Requirement: Not required for admission.  will be met by MATH 1300 (M), MATH 1500 (M) (or equivalent), and STAT 1000 (M) when completed.
Minimum GPA: 2.00 with a minimum grade of 'C' in required courses. Admission may be competitive—higher than minimum GPA may be required and varies each year depending on the number of applications.
Additional Requirements: None.
Selection Criteria: Grades only.

HIGH SCHOOL PREREQUISITES FOR UNIVERSITY-LEVEL COURSES:

  • Math 40S (Pre-Calculus) minimum 60% required.
  • Biology 40S minimum 50% recommended.
  • If taking BIOL 1020, Biology 40S and one of Chemistry 40S or Physics 40S minimum 50% required.

MINIMUM TIME TO GRADUATION:

  • 4 years (120 credit hours).
  • Co-op may extend your studies by an additional term(s).

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April 2017
First Year Planning Guide