AGRICULTURE TECHNOLOGY DIPLOMA

 

First Year  

First-year students must complete the requirements of either the Horticulture Crop Production and Protection certificate or the Livestock Production certificate before going on to year two. All courses from these certificates apply to the diploma program.

 
Second Year
In semesters III and IV (second year), your selected program option (Livestock Production or Horticulture Crop Production and Protection) determines which courses must be taken. 

Semester III (Fall)

Course Title Credits
AGRI 247 Enterprise Project: Part I 3
AGRI 272 Agriculture Seminar Series 3
AGRI 311 Sustainable Soil Management 3
ECON 100 Principles of Microeconomics  
 or ECON 101 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
CMNS 251 Professional Report Writing 3
In even-numbered years, students specializing in livestock production must also take:
AGRI 239 Management and Production of Beef, Sheep, and Goats 3
In odd-numbered years, students specializing in livestock production must also take:
AGRI 256 Management and Production of Poultry and Swine 3
In even-numbered years, students specializing in Horticulture Crop Production and Protection option must also take:
AGRI 321  Vegetable Crop Production: Science and Practice 3
In odd-numbered years, students specializing in Horticulture Crop Production and Protection option must also take:
AGRI 323 Fruit Crop Production: Science and Practice 3

Semester IV (Winter)

Course Title Credits
AGRI 206 Field Techniques in Pest Management 3
AGRI 212 Introduction to On-Farm Food Safety, Quality & Security 3
AGRI 248 Enterprise Project: Part II 3
AGRI 292 Practicum II 3
AGRI 371 Sustainable Holistic Agriculture: Planning and Practices 3
BUS 120 Essentials of Marketing 3

Course listings

For complete details on courses see the course descriptions section.

What's Next

Qualified graduates of the diploma option are eligible to ladder into the Bachelor of Business Administration for Agriculture Management program at UFV, or pursue a Bachelor of General Studies at UFV.

As a graduate of any of UFV’s agriculture diploma programs, you are eligible to transfer to Olds College in Alberta and receive transfer credit towards a Bachelor of Science degree in applied technology, or consider transferring to the University of Lethbridge in Alberta or the University of Hawaii in Hilo.

 
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