The BSc Honors in Food Science program is intended for highly-motivated students with exceptional ability. Honors is the preferred program for students who aim for research-oriented careers or who plan to pursue graduate studies. Program details are available on the Faculty website.
Entrance to this program takes place after at least one year of university (or equivalent) studies. Students interested in the Honors program normally complete their first year in the BSc Nutrition and Food Science General Program.
The Honors in Food Science program meets the guidelines of the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT).
All students in the BSc Honors in Nutrition must successfully complete the courses in a common program core, as well as a capstone course.
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.
Program 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.