Bachelor of Science, majoring in Food Science and Nutrition, for students enrolled prior to 2019
The Food Science and Nutrition pathways are designed to ensure that graduates meet the core skills for employment in their chosen areas. You may change between pathways, but must meet the full requirements for the programme to graduate.
If you are enrolling for the first time this year, visit the Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Food Science and Nutrition page.
Food Science pathway
Some courses offered prior to 2019 may no longer be available. If you began your degree prior to 2019, we strongly recommend you seek advice to ensure you are taking the correct courses.
For the Food Science pathway you must complete the following courses:
|1||One||BIOSCI 101, BIOSCI 107, CHEM 110, MATHS 110 or ENGSCI 111|
|Two||BIOSCI 106, General Education course, 30 points from List A|
|2||One||BIOSCI 204, CHEMMAT 211, STATS 101 or STATS 108, Elective (Stage II or III course from the BSc Schedule)|
|Two||BIOSCI 203, FOODSCI 201, CHEM 230, General Education course|
|3||One||FOODSCI 301, CHEMMAT 756, FOODSCI 303, 15 points from List B or List C|
|Two||BIOSCI 348, FOODSCI 302, 15 points from List B or List C, Elective (Stage II or III course from the BSc Schedule)|
For the Nutrition pathway you must complete the following courses:
|1||One||BIOSCI 101, BIOSCI 107, CHEM 110, POPLHLTH 111|
|Two||BIOSCI 106, General Education course, MEDSCI 142, 15 points from List A|
|2||One||MEDSCI 203, 205, BIOSCI 204, POPLHLTH 206|
|Two||BIOSCI 202, 203, FOODSCI 201, STATS 101 or 108|
|3||One||MEDSCI 315, General Education, 30 points from List B or List C|
|Two||BIOSCI 358, POPHLTH 305, 30 points from List B or List C
- All courses are 15 points each. Please note that enrolment in courses is competitive and all course have different GPA requirements.
- Students following the nutrition pathway take POPLHLTH 111 and MEDSCI 142. Students who later decide to change to the Food Science pathway will need to complete ENGSCI 111 or MATHS 110.
- Third-year students need to have at least five Stage III courses.
- Students planning to apply for the Masters in Nutrition and Dietetics must take MEDSCI 301 and MEDSCI 312.
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