X. Degree Programs

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

Agriculture (AGR)

OAC Dean's Office

Minor (Honours Program)

The requirement of 5.00 credits for the minor is divided into 2 groups of courses, required courses and restricted electives. Students should ensure that they obtain the necessary prerequisites for required and restricted elective courses. Students should seek academic counselling from the B.Sc.(Agr) Program Counsellor early in their program. This minor is not open to students in the B.Sc.(Agr) Program.


A minimum of 5.00 credits is required including:

AGR*1250 [0.50] Agrifood System Trends & Issues
Three of:
AGR*2320 [0.50] Soils in Agroecosystems
AGR*2350 [0.50] Animal Production Systems, Health and Industry
AGR*2400 [0.50] Economics of the Canadian Food System
AGR*2470 [0.50] Introduction to Plant Agriculture
AGR*2500 [0.50] Field Course in International Agriculture
EDRD*3400 [0.50] Sustainable Communities
FOOD*3090 [0.50] Food Science and Human Nutrition

3.00 credits from the following Elective List:

Note: At least 0.50 credits must be at the 4000 level and 1.00 credits at the 3000 level or higher.

CROP*3300 [0.50] Grain Crops
CROP*3310 [0.50] Protein and Oilseed Crops
CROP*3340 [0.50] Managed Grasslands
CROP*4220 [0.50] Cropping Systems
CROP*4240 [0.50] Weed Science
HORT*4380 [0.50] Tropical and Sub-Tropical Crops
PBIO*3110 [0.50] Crop Physiology
Animal Science:
ANSC*2330 [0.50] Horse Management Science
ANSC*2340 [0.50] Structure of Farm Animals
ANSC*3080 [0.50] Agricultural Animal Physiology
ANSC*3210 [0.50] Principles of Animal Care and Welfare
ANSC*4050 [0.50] Biotechnology in Animal Science
MBG*3090 [0.50] Applied Animal Genetics
MBG*2040 [0.50] Foundations in Molecular Biology and Genetics
Environmental Biology:
ENVB*2040 [0.50] Plant Health and the Environment
ENVB*3030 [0.50] Pesticides and the Environment
ENVB*3040 [0.50] Natural Chemicals in the Environment
ENVB*3210 [0.50] Plant Pathology
ENVB*4100 [0.50] Integrated Management of Invasive Insect Pests
ENVB*4240 [0.50] Biological Activity of Pesticides
Horticultural Science:
HORT*3230 [0.50] Plant Propagation
HORT*3280 [0.50] Greenhouse Production
HORT*3340 [0.50] Culture of Plants
HORT*4300 [0.50] Postharvest Physiology
PBIO*3110 [0.50] Crop Physiology
PBIO*3750 [0.50] Plant Tissue Culture
Organic Agriculture:
CROP*2110 [0.50] Crop Ecology
OAGR*2300 [0.50] Organic Marketing
OAGR*2050 [0.50] Gateway to Organic Agriculture
OAGR*3030 [0.50] Tutorials in Organic Agriculture 1
OAGR*3130 [0.50] Tutorials in Organic Agriculture II
OAGR*4160 [0.50] Design of Organic Production Systems
Resource Management:
NRS*2120 [0.50] Introduction to Environmental Stewardship
NRS*3000 [0.50] Environmental Issues in Agriculture and Landscape Management
MET*2020 [0.50] Agrometeorology
MET*2030 [0.50] Meteorology and Climatology
MET*3050 [0.50] Microclimatology
SOIL*3050 [0.50] Land Utilization
SOIL*3080 [0.50] Soil and Water Conservation
SOIL*4090 [0.50] Soil Management
SOIL*4130 [0.50] Soil and Nutrient Management
PBIO*4100 [0.50] Soil Plant Relationships
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