2007-2008 University of Guelph Undergraduate Calendar

X. Degree Programs

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

Organic Agriculture(OAGR)

Department of Plant Agriculture and Department of Land Resource Science

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
CROP*2050 [0.50] Gateway to Organic Agriculture

Semester 4

STAT*2040 [0.50] Statistics I
GEOL*3130 [0.50] Agrogeology
1.50 electives or restricted electives

Semester 5

AGR*3500 [0.50] Experiential Education
BOT*2100 [0.50] Life Strategies of Plants
FOOD*3090 [0.50] Food Science and Human Nutrition
SOIL*3030 [0.50] Tutorials in Organic Agriculture 1
0.50 electives or restricted electives

Semester 6

CROP*3130 [0.50] Tutorials in Organic Agriculture II
EDRD*3400 [0.50] Sustainable Communities
1.50 electives or restricted electives

Semester 7

AGEC*2300 [0.50] Organic Marketing
SOIL*4160 [0.50] Design of Organic Production Systems
1.50 electives or restricted electives

Semester 8

AGR*4500 [0.50] Agrifood Industry Problem-Solving
EDRD*4180 [0.50] Social Issues in Organic Agriculture
1.50 electives or restricted electives

Restricted Electives

  1. A minimum of 2.00 credits from the list of restricted electives below:

    ANSC*2360 [0.50] Challenges and Opportunities in Animal Production
    ANSC*3150 [0.50] Principles of Farm Animal Care and Welfare
    CROP*2110 [0.50] Crop Ecology
    CROP*4240 [0.50] Weed Science
    EDRD*2000 [0.50] Introduction to Rural Extension
    ENVB*2040 [0.50] Plant Health and the Environment
    ENVB*3210 [0.50] Plant Pathology
    ENVB*3300 [0.50] Applied Ecology and Environment
    ENVB*4100 [0.50] Applied Entomology
    GEOG*3320 [0.50] Agriculture and Society
    HORT*3260 [0.50] Woody Plants
    PBIO*4100 [0.50] Soil Plant Relationships
    PHIL*2070 [0.50] Philosophy of the Environment
    SOAN*4220 [0.50] Gender and Change in Rural Canada
    SOC*3380 [0.50] Society and Nature
    SOC*4210 [0.50] Advanced Topics in Rural Sociology
    SOIL*3170 [0.50] Soil Processes in Landscape
    SOIL*3000 [0.50] Environmental Issues in Agriculture and Landscape Management
  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.

Note: In this major there are fees charged to cover partial costs of some field trips. Students in need of financial assistance should approach the Chair of the department.