X. Degree Programs
Bachelor of Commerce (B.Comm.)
Food and Agricultural Business (FAB)
Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics, Ontario Agricultural College
In this major, students will acquire the management education needed to succeed in the dynamic and innovative food and agribusiness industries. Building on an understanding of economic theory and applied methods in both the Canadian and the global context, the program prepares graduates with technical, entrepreneurial and leadership skills for a variety of professional opportunities in industry, government agencies and non-governmental organizations. The major provides a complete foundation for further studies leading to a graduate degree or professional accounting designation.
The major is administered by the Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics in the Ontario Agricultural College and students are urged to consult the departmental advisor. For this major, 16.50 of the 20.00 credits are specified as core requirements, 1.50 are restricted electives, 1.50 are Liberal Education electives, and 0.50 are free electives.
Liberal Education Requirement
As part of the graduation requirement all students within the B.Comm. Program are required to complete 1.50 credits from at least two different subject prefixes as listed under the B.Comm. Program Information section of the undergraduate calendar.
Given the professional and applied nature of the program, there are no double majors or minors associated with the degree. Elective options enable students to select courses which support or complement their primary field of study. Students interested in earning the Certificate in Leadership can use a combination of restricted, Liberal Education, and free electives to do so. See http://www.leadershipcertificate.com/ for information regarding this Certificate and its course requirements.
|HROB*2100||[1.00]||Managing People in Organizations|
|If CIS*1200 has not been taken in Semester 2:|
|If CIS*1200 has been taken in Semester 2:|
|FARE*4240||[0.50]||Futures and Options Markets|
|2.00 electives or restricted electives|
A minimum of 1.50 credits from the following list:
|FARE*1300||[0.50]||Poverty, Food & Hunger|
|FARE*4210||[0.50]||World Agriculture, Food Security and Economic Development|