Choose U of GImprove LifeNews
Food and Agricultural Business Major

Food and Agricultural Business (FAB)

Admission Requirements

Finding Success in Today’s Agribusiness Industry

 Explore Interdisciplinary Studies

In food and agricultural business, you will explore accounting, economics, finance, marketing, production, organizational behaviour, policy planning and implementation.

 Broaden Your Skillset and Experience

Gain a thorough understanding of economic theory and applied methods in both the Canadian and the global context, opening career pathways in industry, government agencies or non-governmental organizations.

 Go Beyond the Classroom

Your Food and Agricultural Business degree will also prepare you for further studies leading to a professional accounting designation or graduate school and is fully accredited by the Agricultural Institute of Canada, with numerous co-op opportunities available to students.

Why Food and Agricultural Business?

Food is big business – and Canada’s second largest industry. In fact, in Ontario, one in every five jobs is food related. The Food and Agricultural Business degree at the University of Guelph prepares you for the challenging and ever-changing landscape of today’s agribusiness industry. Equipped with technical, entrepreneurial and leadership skills gained throughout the program, our graduates are ready today to tackle the big food and business challenges of tomorrow.

Students in the Food and Agricultural Business FAB program may also be interested in studying Food Science, Hospitality and Tourism Management, or other majors.

FAB Course Calendar

Gain Valuable Experience Through Co-op

Our Food and Agricultural Business co-op requires students to complete three co-op work terms as part of this five-year degree and is designed to facilitate the transition of students from academic studies to a professional career improving students’ job search skills, work performance and networking abilities, and boosting resume experience.

FAB Co-op Calendar

Scholarships

In 2021, more than $42.7 million in scholarships was awarded to U of G students. Learn more about applications, requirements and available Scholarships.

Explore Available Scholarships

Tour Our Campus

Through virtual tours, presentations, webinars and in-person tours, get familiar with the University of Guelph campus.

Book a Tour

Have Questions?

Learn more about how to connect, discover, and engage with programs, facilities and life at the University of Guelph.

Request More Info

Students

Talk to a Current Student

Don’t just take it from us – hear from one of our many students on their experiences with Guelph, integrating into U of G life, and much more. Start chatting with students from Canada or international students.