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

Bachelor of Science Honors in Nutrition

General Information

The BSc Honors in Nutrition program is intended for highly-motivated students with an interest in health science research in nutrition and metabolism. 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.


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 Nutrition

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

Course Requirements (120 units)

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

3 units selected from

  • CHEM 164
3 units selected from

  • ENGL
  • WRS