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Master of Management Dual Degree Program Option

This dual degree program option offers qualified students the opportunity to earn, in one course of study, an undergraduate degree from the Faculty of Land and Food Systems and a Master of Management degree from the Faculty of Commerce and Business Administration (also known as the Sauder School of Business). This dual degree program option can be completed in four and one half years through intensive study and scheduling that includes one summer following fourth year. The Business Career Centre in the Sauder School of Business will also provide extensive professional development and career preparation throughout the dual degree program option of study.

Due to the fixed scheduling requirements of the Dietetics Major, it is typically not possible for students in this major to do the Master of Management through the dual degree route.

Students admitted into this program can use COMM 120 (3), COMM 220 (3) towards their unrestricted elective requirement and COMM 320 (1.5), COMM 321 (1.5), COMM 420 (1.5), and COMM 421 (1.5) towards their restricted elective requirement.

Students who are in the Food Market Analysis Major as part of the Dual Degree Program Option cannot take COMM 329, COMM 398, COMM 457, COMM 458, COMM 465, COMM 473 or COMM 493, due to significant content overlap with the Masters of Management required courses.

Additional specialized fees for the Master of Management will be paid by all students admitted into the dual degree program option. For further information on this dual degree program option see the Faculty of Commerce and Business Administration section of the Academic Calendar.

Minor in Arts

Enrolment in the Arts Minor Program is limited to students eligible for third-year standing with an average of at least 68% in each of the previous two years.

An acceptable minor program must comprise courses in the Faculty of Arts that are for credit toward a Bachelor of Arts degree and must consist of 18 upper-level credits in a single subject or field of specialization. Students should design a coherent and academically sound course of studies for their, which must be approved by the Land and Food Systems Student Services office at the beginning of third year.

All courses must be acceptable for a B.A. major in the proposed subject area or field, although the student is not bound by other requirements of the Faculty of Arts.

Students enrolled in an Arts Minor are allowed to double-count a limited number of credits. The minor may contain 6 upper-level credits that are also counted toward the elective requirements of the major.

Application forms may be obtained from the Student Services office or from the Land and Food Systems website (www.landfood.ubc.ca/academics/undergraduate/fnh/). Completed applications must be returned no later than March 31st.

Continuation in the Minor requires that the student maintain Passing Year Standing. In addition, space in many courses is limited. Admission to an Arts Minor does not guarantee access to courses agreed upon for the Minor. Where space in courses required for the Minor is limited, a sessional average substantially higher than the minimum for Passing Year Standing may be required to enable registration in such courses. Students who wish to pursue a Minor in Arts should be aware of the prerequisites of many of the upper-level Arts courses.

Upon successful completion of the minor program, the notation "Minor in Arts" will be added to the student's transcript.

Students wanting a subject-specific minor may also undertake a minor in a specific Arts discipline's minor program, which requires the completion of at least 30 credits in a single subject field of specialization, of which at least 18 credits must be numbered 300 or higher.

Students might encounter difficulty fitting the courses for the Minor into their program timetable; careful planning is essential, and completion of the Minor program might require an addition period of study beyond the usual four years.

Minor in Commerce

Students wanting a foundation in business management are encouraged to consider the Minor in Commerce. Enrolment in this program is strictly limited. An application for admission can be obtained from Student Services, Faculty of Land and Food Systems (www.landfood.ubc.ca/undergraduate/programs/fnh). The completed form must be returned by March 31st.

For an application to be considered, the student must be eligible for at least second-year standing in the Faculty of Land and Food Systems with an average of at least 60% in the previous year. Meeting the stated minimum requirements does not guarantee admission into the Minor.

Due to the fixed scheduling requirements of the Dietetics Major, it is typically not possible for students in this major to do a Commerce Minor.

Due to the significant overlap in coursework, students in the Food Market Analysis Major are not normally permitted to complete a Commerce Minor.

Students enrolled in a Commerce Minor are allowed to double-count a limited number of credits. The minor may contain 6 upper-level credits that are also counted toward the electives required for the major.

Applicants must have successfully completed one of MATH 100, 102, 104, 110, 120, 180, or 184 and both of ECON 310 and 311 (or 101 and 102).

The program will consist of COMM 329 (3), COMM 457 (3), COMM 465 (3), COMM 473 (3), COMM 493 (3), and one of COMM 398 (3) or COMM 458 (3) for a total of 18 credits.

Upon successful completion of this program, the notation “Minor in Commerce” will be placed on the student's transcript.

Minor in Science

Enrolment in the Science Minor Program is limited to students eligible for third-year standing with an average of at least 68% in each of the previous two years.

An acceptable minor program must comprise courses in the Faculty of Science that are for credit towards a Bachelor of Science degree and consist of at least 18 credits numbered 300 or higher in a single subject (see Biochemistry, Chemistry, Environmental Sciences, and Oceanography Minor listings for exceptions). Students should design a coherent and academically sound course of studies for their proposed minor, which must be approved by the Land and Food Systems Student Services office at the beginning of third year.

Students enrolled in a Science Minor are allowed to double-count a limited number of credits. The minor may contain 6 upper-level credits that are also counted toward the elective requirements of the major.

Application forms may be obtained from the Land and Food Systems website (www.landfood.ubc.ca/undergraduate/programs/fnh). Completed applications must be returned no later than March 31st of the students' second year.

Continuation in the Minor requires that the student maintain Passing Year Standing. Where space in courses required for the Minor is limited, students may be required to maintain a sessional average higher than the minimum for Passing Year Standing. Students who wish to pursue a Minor in Science should be aware of the prerequisites of many of the upper-level Science courses. Space in many courses is limited. Admission to a Science Minor does not guarantee access to courses agreed upon for the minor.

Upon successful completion of the Minor program, the notation “Minor in [Subject]” will be denoted on the student’s transcript.

Students might encounter difficulty fitting the courses for the Minor into their program timetable; careful planning is essential, and completion of the Minor program might require an additional period of study beyond the usual four years.

Page last updated: May 10, 2017


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