Food and Agricultural Business

University of Guelph
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
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About this program

Commerce in Food and Agricultural Business

Find yourself a place in Canada’s second largest industry - agriculture and food. In food and agricultural business you will explore accounting, economics, finance, marketing, production, organizational behaviour, policy planning and implementation. Become equipped with analytical, entrepreneurial and leadership skills for a variety of professional opportunities in this dynamic and innovative sector, domestically and internationally.

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Program content


Semester 1

  • Introductory Microeconomics
  • Business Mathematics
  • Introductory Marketing
  • Introduction to Business

Semester 2

  • Introductory Financial Accounting
  • Introductory Macroeconomics
  • Economics of the Agri-Food System

Semester 3

  • Intermediate Microeconomics
  • Economic Statistics
  • Individuals and Groups in Organizations
  • Information Management
  • Business Career Preparation

Semester 4

  • Management Accounting
  • Intermediate Macroeconomics
  • Introductory Mathematical Economics
  • Agri-food Markets and Policy

Semester 5

  • Introduction to Econometrics
  • Operations Management
  • Introduction to Finance
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Financial Management

Semester 6

  • Futures and Options Markets

Semester 7

  • The Firm and Markets
  • Food & Agri Marketing Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Employment Law
  • Business and Consumer Law
  • Housing and Real Estate Law

Semester 8

  • Agriculture and Food Issues Problem Solving
  • Agricultural and Food Policy
  • Advanced Agribusiness Management

Scholarships & funding

We offer several scholarships, for more information please visit our website.


International fees - $30,500- $42,200CAD

Career paths

  • Accounting Clerk
  • Agronomy Specialist
  • Marketing Coordinator
  • Procurement /Purchasing Agent
  • Sales Development/Area Marketing Specialist

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University of Guelph

The University of Guelph is ranked as one of Canada’s top comprehensive universities, with top marks in student experience. No matter where you're from, once you enrol at U of G, you’re part of a community – a network of...

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The city of Guelph was ranked in 2019 as one of the top 50 places to live in Canada.

The university campus boats a gorgeous walking campus, stunning greenery and beautiful building and facilities.

With over 200 student clubs, 7 dining halls, 19 intramural sports and a 25,000 sq. foot fitness centre, you can see why we are recognized as a Canadian leader in student experience.

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University of Guelph

50 Stone Road East
N1G 2W1 Guelph Ontario

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