University of Guelph 1997-98 Undergraduate Calendar

X--Degree Programs

Agricultural Business

Department of Agricultural Economics and Business, Ontario Agricultural College

The Agricultural Business major is concerned with the management problems of business firms and prepares students for a range of management careers in agribusiness. The major is administered by the Department of Agricultural Economics and Business in the Ontario Agricultural College and students are urged to consult the departmental advisor.

For this major, 26 of the 40 courses are specified as core requirements and the remaining 13 as electives.


Semester 1

36-120 Introductory Microeconomics
58-150 Introduction to Higher Learning
63-100 Introductory Calculus I
80-120 Dynamics of Behaviour
86-110 Sociology
One elective.

Semester 2

01-125 Agrifood System Trends and Issues
36-110 Introductory Macroeconomics
63-105 Introduction to Mathematical Modelling
Two electives.

Semester 3

01-2401 Economics of the Canadian Food System
02-222 Financial Accounting
36-231 Intermediate Microeconomics
36-274 Economic Statistics
One elective.

Semester 4

01-2402 Economics of the Canadian Food System
02-223 Management Accounting
26-202 Information Management
36-241 Intermediate Macroeconomics
One elective.

Semester 5

02-332 Financial Management
26-260 Fundamentals of Consumer Behaviour
54-439 Individuals and Groups in Organizations
Two electives.

Semester 6

02-331 Operations Management
26-304 Business and Consumer Law
26-405 Consumer, Business and Government Relations
36-374 Introduction to Econometrics
One elective.

Semester 7

02-437 Marketing Management
36-356 Theory of Finance
Three electives.

Semester 8

02-400 Agricultural and Food Policy
02-424 Futures and Options Markets
02-425 Business Policy
Two electives.

1998-99 Undergraduate Calendar
X--Degree Programs
Bachelor of Commerce-- B.Comm

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