Academic Calendar 2023/24

School of Business

Bachelor of Business Administration for Agriculture Management

The BBA for Agriculture Management provides individuals with the ability to leverage their prior learning (Agriculture Technology diploma) and to augment prior learning with the fundamentals of business management theories and practices. Students will be required to successfully complete the bridging courses prior to beginning Semester V.

Entrance requirements

  1. Completion of the UFV Agriculture Technology diploma with a minimum grade point average of 2.67 (B- average) or a comparable two-year diploma in agriculture from a recognized post-secondary institution will be assessed on an individual basis.
  2. Two years work experience.

Applicants must meet the Degree/diploma level English language proficiency requirement. For details on how this requirement may be met, see the English language proficiency requirement section of the calendar.

Note: Students who complete these requirements will be admitted conditional upon completion of the bridging courses.

When to apply

Applications are accepted for entrance to the Fall semester only. For application deadlines, see Specific intake application process.

How to apply

  1. Apply online at

    Additional documents required for a complete application:

    • Official transcripts (or interim transcripts) from all post-secondary institutions attended (excluding UFV) showing grade/course achievement as per entrance requirements. To be considered official, transcripts must be sent directly to UFV from the originating institution; see the Transfer Credit section for details.
    • Résumé or other documentation showing two years of work experience.
  2. Applicants will be advised of an admission decision and, if accepted, will be provided with registration information. A deposit is required prior to registration (see the Fees and Other Costs section) and will be applied toward tuition fees.

Program duration

The Bachelor of Business Administration for Agriculture Management program can be completed in four years of full-time study, with students taking 10 courses per calendar year.


The program is located at the Abbotsford campus and the Chilliwack campus at the Canada Education Park.

Program outline

Bridging courses

Course Title Credits
MATH 170 Statistics and Mathematical Methods for Business (discontinued) 6–7
or BUS 249 Introduction to Finance  
and STAT 106 Statistics I  
BUS 100 Introduction to Business 3
BUS 203 Organizational Behaviour 3

Note: Students must successfully complete the bridging courses prior to beginning Semester V.

Semester V

Course Title Credits
BUS 201 Human Resource Management 3
BUS 226/ ECON 226 Economic and Business Statistics 3
BUS 339 Introductory Financial Statement Analysis 3
BUS 350 Operations Management 3
BIO 210 Introduction to Ecology 4

Semester VI

Course Title Credits
BUS 305 Industrial Relations 3
BUS 320 Business Research Methods 3
BUS 321 Business Marketing Management 3
BUS 349/ ECON 349 Financial Management I 3
ECON 307 Managerial Economics (see Note) 3

Note: Students should check that they meet the prerequisites for this course.

Semester VII

Course Title Credits
BUS 404 Management Science 3
BUS 406 Compensation and Benefits 3
BUS 415 Venture Initiation 3
BUS 440 Managing in the Digital World 3
BUS 457 Project Management 3

Semester VIII

Course Title Credits
BUS 403 Strategic Management 3
BIO 420 Special Topics in Biology (Global Sustainability) 3
BUS 430 Management of Innovation 3
Plus: An additional upper-level BUS course 3
Plus: An upper-level elective, selected from list below 3

Elective courses

Course Title Credits
BIO 310 Conservation Biology 3
BIO 360 Insect Biology 4
BIO 390 Animal Behaviour 4
BIO 410/ GEOG 410 Plant Ecology 4
BIO 420 Special Topics in Biology (Equine Science topic) 3
ECON 361/ GEOG 361 Environmental Economics 3
ECON 410 Macroeconomics and Financial Markets 3
Other approved upper-level elective (contact the Business department for approval)

Program requirements

Students must meet the general requirements of the Bachelor of Business Administration. A 2.67 grade point average in Semesters V–VIII is required in order to graduate.

Program continuance

Program continuance and probation are governed by UFV’s Undergraduate Continuance policy (92). Students must have a CGPA of at least 2.00 to remain in good academic standing. Failure to meet or maintain a 2.00 will result in restrictions on registration and may lead to academic suspension. For further details, see the Academic standing and undergraduate continuance section of the academic calendar.

Course listings

For complete details on courses see the course descriptions section.

Current Students