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Nina Smit, Bachelor of Bio-Resource Management, Equine Management. Iroquois Ridge High School, Oakville, ON.

Bachelor of Bio-Resource Management

Improve Our Resources

Communities in Canada and around the world are seeking leaders to implement effective, natural-resource-based solutions to meet social and environmental needs. U of G’s Bachelor of Bio-Resource Management (BBRM) program combines business and science skills to prepare you for that leadership position. Take it, and improve our world’s bio-resources.

The BBRM majors cover advanced studies in science, technology and business management, ensuring your core knowledge base and experience for diverse roles and careers. Customize the program to suit your interests and goals, with the choice of various science and business electives. Learn hands-on with faculty through field trips, research and summer job experience for an experiential education credit.

Sample First Year Courses

Environmental Management Equine Management Food Industry Management

Discovering Biodiversity

General Chemistry I

Introduction to Environmental Sciences

Canadian Business Management

Introductory Financial Accounting

Introduction to Molecular and Cellular Biology

Individuals and Groups in Organizations

Introduction to Environmental Economics, Law and Policy

Biology of Plants and Animals in Managed Ecosystems

Introduction to Molecular and Cellular Biology

Introduction to Equine Management

Introductory Financial Accounting

Principles of Animal Care and Welfare


Introductory Microeconomics

Equine Anatomy and Physiology

Biological Conepts of Health

Introduction to Molecular and Cellular Biology

General Chemistry I and II

Individuals and Groups in Organizations

Business Mathematics

Introductory Financial Accounting

Economics of the Agri-Food System

*Course selection will vary by major.

Curious about what other courses you'll take throughout your degree? Checkout this programs' Academic Calendar


Estimated Cutoff Ranges

Environmental Management and Equine Management: 75-78% 

Food Industry Management: 76-80% 

Note: Estimated cutoff ranges are based on the admission averages from previous years and are provided solely as a point of reference. Exact cutoffs for the current cycle will be determined by the quantity and quality of applications received and the number of spaces available in the program. 

Our grads have worked here:

  • Canadian Food Inspection Agency
  • Owens Corning
  • Baker Forestry Services, Nursery and Consulting
  • TD Canada Trust
  • Parks Canada
  • Ministiry of the Environment and Climate Change Canada


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University of Guelph
50 Stone Road East
Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1