University of Alberta

Agricultural Business Management

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Program Information

School:University of Alberta
Faculty:Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op
Field of Study:Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
Description:This major develops graduates with the abilities required of business professionals working within the agri-food industry. Graduates develop an appreciation of the importance of both scientific and economic relationships involved in agriculture. Graduates also fully understand and appreciate the business management skills needed to manage organizations effectively and efficiently within this sector.

Students choosing Agricultural Business Management are challenged with courses in agricultural business management, as well as courses in agricultural science, including animal, plant and soil sciences. Graduates of this major are well prepared for a management career in the agri-food industry. Graduates qualify to apply to be Articling Agrologists which can lead to status as Professional Agrologists.
URL:Agricultural Business Management at University of Alberta
Length:4 Year(s)

Admission Requirements

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Work Experience
Applicants must first be granted admission into the UofA BCom program before they may apply to Co-op. Applicants may only be considered for the Co-op program if they have no more than *75ucw completed towards their Bachelor of Commerce Degree by August 31st, 2018. After-Degree Co-op applicants are only eligible to apply for the Co-op program if they have at least 15 courses (*45ucw) remaining in their program by August 31st, 2018. The first 150 applicants who meet the criteria for their major will be granted admission to the Co-op program. Additional applications (up to 50) will be considered on a case by case basis. Offers of admission are subject to quota limits for each major. For example, a maximum of 60 Accounting majors and 60 Finance majors will be accepted. International students may be required to complete an intake interview before being granted admission. Accounting or Finance majors must: present a GPA of 2.8 or higher in their most recent academic year of study that comprised a minimum of *24ucw (i.e., 4 courses per term during the regular academic year). All applicants are expected to present a minimum of 650 hours of work experience within the past 2 years. For students applying to the September 2018 intake, the work experience hours calculation only includes work experience gained between February 1, 2016 through to August 31, 2018. This work need not be business related and may include fields such as retail, hospitality, labour etc. We strongly encourage all Co-op applicants to participate in Volunteer or Extra-Curricular activities in order to increase competitiveness in securing a position.

* 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 July 14, 2018

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