Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences
DEGREE: Bachelor of Science in Forest Business Management
This program develops graduates with the abilities required of foresters and of business professionals. Graduates appreciate the need to manage forested areas with due concern for all resources and be capable of managing forested areas as integrated ecological entities, and also fully understand and appreciate the business management skills needed to manage organizations effectively and efficiently within the forest industry. The Forest Business Management degree prepares students for designation as a Registered Professional Forester and is for individuals planning careers focusing on forest practices, but who also seek specialized knowledge in business management practices.
TooltipThese programs require at least one year of pre-professional study before you can be admitted.
Preprofessional Study Time: 1 year
Preprofessional study may completed in the BSc in Forestry program, other Faculty or program, or other postsecondary institution.
Required: A minimum of ★24 (★ = units of course weight) transferable to the program
Recommended U of A courses:
- CHEM 101 or 164 (★3)
- ECON 101 and 102 (★6)
- ENGL (★3)
- Free Electives (★3)
- MATH 113 or 114 (★3)
- REN R 110 and 120 (★6)
- STAT 151 (★3)
- PL SC 221 (★3)
Admission Selection: Competitive. For consideration, you need a minimum 2.3 Admission Grade Point Average.
Alberta Grade 12 Courses:
- Biology 30
- Chemistry 30
- Mathematics 30-1
Because the U of A wants you to succeed, our admissions policy ensures that all students, regardless of citizenship, have the language skills they need to understand, participate and learn in our classes. The primary language of instruction in our classes, with the exception of those at the Faculte Saint-Jean, is English. For more information on the English Language Proficiency policy refer to the U of A Calendar. Information on writing ELP examinations is also available.
At the U of A, we are committed to encouraging Aboriginal Students in their work towards a degree. Aboriginal students have been under-represented in higher education in Canada, thus our policy is aimed at increasing opportunity, with the goal of our Aboriginal student population being representative of the public we serve. For more information on Admission of Aboriginal Students refer to the U of A Calendar.
For additional information and the most up-to-date admission requirements, please see §15 of the University Calendar.
For a complete listing of application and document deadlines refer to the University Calendar.
Fall application: May 1, 2013