The BSc Honors in Food Science program prepares students for admission to Graduate school leading to a Master of Science (MSc) or a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). Additionally, it prepares students for careers in the food industry and related government sectors that include applied research and product development, and scientific research. The Honors in Food Science program meets the guidelines of the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT).
Students will be assessed annually to ensure that they maintain a GPA of at least 3.0 in the previous Fall/Winter (see Continuation in the BSc Honors in Food Science and the BSc Honors in Nutrition). Students who fail to complete the requirements for a degree with Honors in the fourth year will be eligible for a degree in BSc Nutrition and Food Science, Specialization in Food Science and Technology or BSc Nutrition and Food Science, General Program provided that they meet the graduation requirements.
A student transferring to the BSc Honors in Food Science program with advanced standing must complete at least ★60 (normally the last ★60) while registered in the Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences at the University of Alberta.
Course Requirements (★120)
Listed below are courses that fulfill the program requirements, and a recommended sequence for the courses.
(normally taken in the BSc Nutrition and Food Science General Program)