University of Guelph 1999-2000 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, 15.50 of the 20.00 credits are specified as core requirements and the remaining 4.50 as electives.


Semester 1

AGR*1150 [0.00] Experience Agriculture
CIS*1200 [0.50] Introduction to Computing
ECON*1200 [0.50] Introductory Microeconomics
UNIV*1500 [0.50] Introduction to Higher Learning
MATH*1000 [0.50] Introductory Calculus I *
0.50 elective

Semester 2

AGR*1250 [0.50] Agrifood System Trends and Issues
BIOL*1030 [0.50] Biology I
ECON*1100 [0.50] Introductory Macroeconomics
PSYC*1200 [0.50] Dynamics of Behaviour
SOC*1100 [0.50] Sociology
0.50 elective

Semester 3

AGR*2401 [0.50] Economics of the Canadian Food System
AGEC*2220 [0.50] Financial Accounting
ECON*2310 [0.50] Intermediate Microeconomics
ECON*2770 [0.50] Introductory Mathematical Economics
0.50 elective

Semester 4

AGR*2402 [0.50] Economics of the Canadian Food System
AGEC*2230 [0.50] Management Accounting
ECON*2410 [0.50] Intermediate Macroeconomics
ECON*2740 [0.50] Economic Statistics
0.50 elective

Semester 5

AGR*2351 [0.50] Animal Production Systems and Industry
AGR*2451 [0.50] Plant Agriculture
AGEC*3320 [0.50] Financial Management
COST*2600 [0.50] Fundamentals of Consumer Behaviour
ECON*3740 [0.50] Introduction to Econometrics
0.50 elective

Semester 6

AGR*2352 [0.50] Animal Production Systems and Industry
AGR*2452 [0.50] Plant Agriculture
AGEC*3310 [0.50] Operations Management
AGEC*4240 [0.50] Futures and Options Markets
ECON*3560 [0.50] Theory of Finance
0.50 elective

Semester 7

AGEC*4370 [0.50] Marketing Management
COST*3040 [0.50] Business and Consumer Law
HAFA*4390 [0.50] Individuals and Groups in Organizations
1.00 elective

Semester 8

AGR*4500 [0.50] Agrifood Industry Problem-Solving
AGEC*4000 [0.50] Agricultural and Food Policy
AGEC*4250 [0.50] Business Policy
COST*4050 [0.50] Consumer, Business and Government Relations
0.50 elective

*students who are exceptionally strong in mathematics may substitute either MATH*1080 or MATH*1200

Recommended Electives

AGR*3400 [0.50] Issues in Agri-food Based Communities
AGEC*3030 [0.50] Price and Production Analysis
AGEC*4360 [0.50] Marketing Research
AGEC*4410 [0.50] Sales and Sales Management

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