2006-2007 University of Guelph Undergraduate Calendar

X. Degree Programs

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture [B.Sc.(Agr.)]

Honours Agriculture (AGRS)

Semester 1

AGR*1100 [0.50] Introduction to the Agrifood Systems
BIOL*1030 [0.50] Biology I
CHEM*1040 [0.50] General Chemistry I
ECON*1050 [0.50] Introductory Microeconomics
MATH*1080 [0.50] Elements of Calculus I

Semester 2

AGR*1250 [0.50] Agrifood System Trends & Issues
BIOL*1040 [0.50] Biology II
CHEM*1050 [0.50] General Chemistry II
ENGL*1200 [0.50] Reading the Contemporary World
0.50 electives

Semester 3

AGR*2320 [0.50] Soils in Agroecosystems
AGR*2350 [0.50] Animal Production Systems and Industry
AGR*2400 [0.50] Economics of the Canadian Food System
AGR*2470 [0.50] Introduction to Plant Agriculture
0.50 restricted electives

Semester 4

SOIL*3000 [0.50] Environmental Issues in Agriculture and Landscape Management
STAT*2040 [0.50] Statistics I
One of:
CROP*2110 [0.50] Crop Ecology
HORT*3340 [0.50] Culture of Plants
One of:
ANSC*2340 [0.50] Structure of Farm Animals
ANSC*2360 [0.50] Challenges and Opportunities in Animal Production
ANSC*3150 [0.50] Principles of Farm Animal Care and Welfare
Note: ANSC*2360 is a Fall offering and ANSC*2340, ANSC*3150 are Winter offerings.

0.50 restricted electives

Semester 5

AGEC*2700 [0.50] Survey of Natural Resource Economics
FOOD*3070 [0.50] Introduction to Food Processing
1.50 electives or restricted electives

Semester 6

EDRD*3400 [0.50] Sustainable Rural Communities
2.00 electives

Semester 7 & 8

Students must choose either Option A or B in Semester 7 and 8

Option A:
AGR*4500 [0.50] Agrifood Industry Problem-Solving
4.50 electives

Option B
AGR*4450 [1.00] Research Project in Agriculture I
AGR*4460 [1.00] Research Project in Agriculture II
3.00 electives

Restricted Electives

  1. 2 of the following Restricted Electives are required:

    BOT*2100 [0.50] Life Strategies of Plants
    BIOC*2580 [0.50] Introductory Biochemistry
    ECON*1100 [0.50] Introductory Macroeconomics
    ECON*2310 [0.50] Intermediate Microeconomics
    GEOL*3130 [0.50] Agrogeology
    MBG*2000 [0.50] Introductory Genetics
    SOIL*2120 [0.50] Introduction to Environmental Stewardship
  2. A minimum of 7.00 credits must be at the 3000 level or higher, of which 5.00 credits must be in agricultural science and of which 3.50 credits must be at the 4000 level. Refer to Program Counsellor for list of agricultural science courses.

  3. A humanities or social science course (0.50 credits) at the 2000 level or above from the College of Arts or College of Social and Applied Human Sciences.