Academic Calendar Winter/Summer 2019

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 five.

Entrance requirements

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

  2. 2 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

Apply online at

Additional documents required for a complete application:

  • Official transcripts (or interim transcripts) of all post-secondary institutions attended showing grade/course achievement as per program entrance requirements. To be considered official, transcripts must be sent directly to UFV from the originating institution; see the Transfer Credit section for details.
  • Resume or other documentation showing two years of work experience.

Program requirements

Pease refer to the Bachelor of Business Administration section for all other program requirements.

Program outline

Bridging Courses

Course Title Credits
MATH 170 Statistics and Mathematical Methods for Business (formerly offered) 6
or BUS 249 Essentials of Finance (formerly BUS 149, 162) 3
and STAT 106 Statistics I 4
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 (formerly BUS 301/ECON 301) 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 Financial Management I 3
ECON 307 Managerial Microeconomics (see Note) 3

Note: Student 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 (Global Sustainability) 3
BUS 430 Management of Innovation 3
Elective Upper-level BUS 3
Elective Upper-level elective, selected from list below 3

Upper-level electives

Course Title Credits
BIO 310 Conservation Biology 3
BIO 360 Insect Biology 4
BIO 390 Animal Behaviour 3
BIO 410/GEOG 410 Plant Ecology 4
BIO 420 Special Topics (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 cumulative grade point average in Semesters V-VIII is required in order to graduate.

Course listings

For complete details on courses see the course descriptions section.

Current Students