Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

Improve Agriculture

Bring healthy and sustainable food to the world: Agriculture is all about food, science, business, and responsibly using land and resources for the betterment of all. By 2050 there will be nine billion people in the world to feed. The agriculture and food industries are booming, with more job openings than people qualified to fill them. Three jobs exist for every Bachelor of Science in Agriculture graduate.

With U of G’s Bachelor of Science in Agriculture degree, make tangible contributions to  our world by using science, ingenuity and your passion for plants, animals and the land. Find yourself at the forefront of improving one of the largest industries in Canada.

Get a taste of what interests you most by sampling common courses in your first three semesters. Then, declare your major.

Your First Year *

  • Introduction to Agri-Food Systems
  • Biology of Plants and Animals in Managed Ecosystems
  • Elements of Calculus I
  • Economics of the Agri-Food System
  • Agroecology
  • Introduction to Molecular and Cellular Biology
  • General Chemistry II

*The common first-year in Agriculture gives you the flexibility to select one of three majors.

Curious about courses in your second, third or fourth year? Check out the Academic Calendar


Estimated Cutoff Ranges

77-80% for all majors.

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. 


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Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1