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Agricultural Business Management

Bachelor of Science in Agricultural/Food Business Management

Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences

Why study Agricultural Business Management?

Why study Agricultural Business Management?

This program examines the relationships between science and economics in the agri-food sector. From agricultural and resource economics to animal, plant, and soil sciences, this program gives you both the business skills and the scientific understanding needed to succeed in this global industry.

Why get a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural/Food Business Management degree?

Why study Agriculture and Food Business Management at the University of Alberta?

Our BSc in Agricultural/Food Business Management degree allows you to study food science and business simultaneously, setting you up for a variety of careers in the agri-food sector. This program is offered jointly by the Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences and the Alberta School of Business. You can participate in the Alberta School of Business Co-op Program as part of this degree.

Possible Careers

  • Agri-Food Sales and Marketing Manager
  • Agrologist
  • Business Development Officer
  • Credit / Loans Manager
  • Food Manufacturing / Processing Supervisor
  • Food Processor Consultant
  • Fund Development Professional
  • Investment Advisor
  • Management Consultant
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Marketing Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Policy Analyst

Alex, from Balzac, is an Agriculture and Resource Economics student, VP Academic of the Agriculture Club, and a member of the UAlberta cheerleading team. Alex also helps out during harvest and calving on her family's mixed farm, and helps run the online side of the business.

Admissions Requirements for 2021 - 2022

This information is for students applying directly from high school. Transfer students: see the Calendar

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Required Courses

  • One of the following courses
    • English Language Arts 30-1
  • One of the following subjects (click to see courses)
    • Fine Arts
    • Humanities
    • Languages other than English
    • Options
    • Math/Sciences
  • One of the following courses
    • Biology 30
  • One of the following courses
    • Chemistry 30
  • One of the following courses
    • Mathematics 30-1

Admission Average

Admission is competitive and subject to availability of space.

Canadian students, see Competitive Averages by faculty.
International students, see Competitive Averages and Conversions.

 
 
 
  • English Language Proficiency (ELP)  

    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.

  • Indigenous Applicants  

    At the U of A, we are committed to encouraging Indigenous Students in their work towards a degree. Indigenous 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 Indigenous Students refer to the U of A Calendar.

Deadline

Fall application: March 1, 2021

Extension: June 1, 2021

March 1st is the deadline to apply for most direct entry programs, but be sure to double-check! For a complete listing of application and document deadlines refer to the University Calendar.

 

For additional information and the most up-to-date admission requirements, please see admission requirements by faculty in the University Calendar.

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