Nov 30, 2023  
University of Alberta Calendar 2023-2024 
University of Alberta Calendar 2023-2024

Bachelor of Science Honors in Food Science

General Information

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.

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 .

Academic Standing [ALES]

Continuation in the BSc Honors in Food Science
Students will be assessed annually to ensure that they maintain a GPA of at least 3.0 for continuation in the BSc Honors in Food Science program. Students who do not attain the required GPA will be eligible to apply to the BSc  in Nutrition and Food Science, General Program.

Program Requirements (120 units)

Listed below are courses that fulfill the program requirements, and a recommended sequence for the courses.