University of the Fraser Valley

Agriculture Technology

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Program Information

School:University of the Fraser Valley
Faculty:Agriculture
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Agricultural and Horticultural Plant Breeding
Agricultural Mechanics and Equipment/Machine Technology
Agriculture, General
Description:In your first year, you get to complete the requirements of either the Horticulture Crop Production and Protection certificate or the Livestock Production certificate before going on to year two. All courses from these certificates apply to the diploma program.

In your second year, you develop additional expertise in your chosen area of practice, learn about sustainable holistic agricultural practices, and explore issues relating to on-farm food safety, quality, and security. You also develop your writing, business, and marketing skills both by completing coursework and a hands-on enterprise project where you get to develop a business plan for an agricultural venture.

URL:Agriculture Technology at University of the Fraser Valley
Course Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $15,120

Cost shown is an estimate of first year tuition (September to April).
Careers:Agricultural Representatives, Consultants and SpecialistsAgrologists

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade11 Foundations for College Mathematics (MAP4C)  or  Grade11 Principles of Mathematics  or  Grade11 Precalculus  or  Grade11 Applied Mathematics 
  •  Grade11 Biology  or  Grade11 Chemistry  or  Grade11 Physics  or  Grade11 Earth and Space Science 

Applicants are required to have: a B.C. secondary school graduation or equivalent; one of the following Mathematics classes: Foundations of Mathematics 11, Pre-calculus 11, Apprenticeship and Workplace Mathematics 11, the formerly-offered Principles of Mathematics 11, Applications of Mathematics 11, or Essentials of Mathematics 11 or MATH 085 or equivalent; one of the following Grade 11 sciences: Biology 11 or BIO 083 (strongly recommended), Chemistry 11 or CHEM 083, Earth Science 11, or Physics 11 or PHYS 083.

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88] or CanTEST [min. 4.5]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Portfolio
The Agriculture Technology department will also consider applicants if they can demonstrate that they have a reasonable chance for success. Applicants will be required to submit a portfolio and/ or be interviewed.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on May 22, 2020

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