Mar 22, 2018  
University of Alberta Calendar 2016-2017 
University of Alberta Calendar 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Food Business Management Major [ALES]

Graduates of this major will develop the abilities required of business professionals working within the food processing and retailing sectors. Graduates develop an understanding of the scientific and economic relationships that influence activities in the food industry. Graduates fully understand and appreciate the business management skills needed to manage organizations effectively and efficiently within this industry.

Students complete courses in food chemistry, engineering and microbiology. This provides a solid scientific background that is combined with food business management and economics courses. Graduates are well positioned for management careers in the food processing and retailing industry.


  1. Students who are ineligible to take CHEM 164  are required to take CHEM 261 CHEM 101  is a prerequisite for CHEM 261  and is counted as an APE in the program requirements for students who require it (see General Information ).
  2. Students who take NU FS 373  in the first year of the program should select an Approved Program Elective in place of NU FS 100 .
  3. The capstone course for this major is one of AREC 423  or NU FS 450 .