Food and Agricultural Business
Food is big business. It is Canada's second largest industry, and in Ontario one in every five jobs is food-related. In the Food and Agricultural Business (FAB) major of the Bachelor of Commerce degree program, you will develop the management skills you'll need to succeed in today's agribusiness industry.
You will explore all areas of management, including accounting, economics, finance, marketing, production, organizational behaviour, policy planning and implementation. Your degree will also prepare you for further studies leading to a professional accounting designation or graduate school. This program is fully accredited by the Agricultural Institute of Canada. Co-op opportunities are available. This program is offered and administered by the Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics in conjunction with the College of Business and Economics.
Ontario students applying to the Bachelor of Commerce - Food and Agricultural Business program require 4U English; Advanced Functions; one additional 4U Mathematics course; three additional 4U or 4M courses.
Sample First Year Courses
- Introductory Microeconomics
- Business Mathematics
- Introductory Marketing
- Introduction to Business
- Introductory Financial Accounting
- Introductory Macroeconomics
- Economics of the Agri-Food Systems
Life as a FAB Student
Sometimes the best way to learn about a program is through meeting a current student. Learn about student experiences through the following student profiles:
- Meet Lucy, food and agricultural business student
- Meet Eamonn, food and agricultural business student
- Meet Scott, food and agricultural business student
- Account executive in marketing communications
- Account executive in marketing research
- Policy analyst and consultant
- Manager/consultant in agribusiness finance