These items are optional and you can choose them as you wish after applying for the course.
UFV's four-year Bachelor of Agricultural Science with a Horticulture major helps you develop the perfect mix of technical, communication, and business skills to prepare you to play a leading role in the Fraser Valley's agricultural sector.
In addition to including the core content offered by Horticulture programs in this field (e.g. nursery, greenhouse, vegetable, fruit production and science), the degree has a strong applied focus.
Most of the courses are associated with a laboratory section, practical greenhouse work, and/or field trips.
Lab work in Biology, Chemistry, Physical Geography courses provide exposure to laboratory equipment as well as training in report writing and presentations.
The Agriculture courses emphasize greenhouse operation, pest diagnosis and treatment, and soil analysis both from a theoretical and practical perspective.
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Option 1: High School
Option 2: Students transitioning from a UFV agriculture certificate or diploma
Students transitioning from one of UFV's agriculture certificates or the Agriculture Technology diploma must satisfy:
The Agriculture Technology diploma's entrance requirements, as well as meeting the prerequisites for BIO 111, CHEM 110, and STAT 104.
Option 3: University Entrance
Students who do not meet these requirements might consider Qualifying Studies. Qualifying Studies (QS) is for students who need to upgrade their education to gain admission to UFV certificate, diploma, or degree programs.
Job opportunities range from small niche markets to large-scale greenhouses and farm operations, including positions in:
Agribusiness companies, greenhouses, research and testing labs, government agencies, industry associations, consulting firms, parks, nature preserves, botanical gardens, and more.
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