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Program Information

School:University of Alberta
Faculty:Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Food Science
Description:The Food Science Honors program is a specialized, research-based program examining topics such as Food Microbiology, Clinical Nutrition, and Foodborne Pathogens. This program prepares you for graduate-level studies, or for a career in the food industry, scientific research, applied research, and product development in the private and public sectors. See also the Specialization in Food Science program.

The BSc Honors program in the Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences is a more specialized and research-intensive degree, and is a good choice to prepare for graduate-level study in either Nutrition or Food Science. It requires a higher standard of academic achievement for both admission and ongoing performance. See also Specialization in Food Science and Technology program and the Specialization in Dietetics program.
URL:Food Science at University of Alberta
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,693

Represents one year of tuition.
Careers:Agricultural and Fish Products Inspectors

Admission Requirements

Additional Admission Requirements:
    This program does not allow admission directly from high school. Preprofessional Study Time: Normally one year in Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Food Science, Nutrition and Food General Program. Required: A minimum of ★24 (★ =units of course weight) transferable to the program. Recommended Courses: BIOL 107 (★3), CHEM 101, 102, (164 OR 261), ENGL (or equivalent) (★6), MATH 113 OR 114 (★3), NU FS 100 (★3), STAT 151 (★3), Free elective (★3). Applicants are also required to have a minimum of 3.0 Admission Grade Point Average (GPA).
    Cost Notes : Represents one year of tuition.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on August 12, 2020