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Bachelor of Science with Honors

Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences

Why study Nutrition?

Why study Nutrition? (Honors)

The Nutrition Honors program is a specialized, research-based program focusing on nutritional science and the related physical, health and social sciences. This program prepares you for graduate-level studies, or for a career in the health sciences, health promotion, education, or research in the private or public sectors.

Why get a Bachelor of Science with Honors degree?

Why take the BSc Honors 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.

Alison is a Nutrition and Food Science student and Lister resident from Calgary. She also does highland dancing, hiking, and yoga (not all at the same time, though).

Non-Direct Entry

This program does not allow admission directly from high school. See requirements below for more details.

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)
  NUTR 100 (3)
  NU FS 100 (3)
  STAT 151 (3)

Admission Selection: A minimum of 3.0 Admission Grade Point Average (GPA).


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