Academic Calendar - 2021

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2021


Food and Nutritional Sciences, School of

The Specialization in Foods and Nutrition, within the Bachelor of Science Foods and Nutrition (BScFN) degree, is offered by Brescia University College. Enrollment is through Brescia University College or the Faculty of Science.

The Specialization prepares students for possible employment in foods and nutrition careers, e.g. food service and distribution, population and community health and food industry.

Graduates also may pursue advanced study in areas such as Community Development, Education, Food Science/Safety, Food Service Management, and others.

Students are encouraged to seek academic advising at Brescia University College early in the program, especially if they intend to combine the Specialization with a Major or Minor in a complementary field.

Admission Requirements

Completion of first year requirements with no failures. Students must have a minimum of at least 60% in the following courses:

Chemistry 1301A/B, Chemistry 1302A/B
Biology 1290B
Foods and Nutrition 1070A/B
Foods and Nutrition 1241A/B
Physiology 1021

Module/Program Information

9.0 courses:

3.0 courses: Foods and Nutrition 2232, Foods and Nutrition 2266F/G, Foods and Nutrition 2230A/B, Foods and Nutrition 2449A/B, Foods and Nutrition 3342A/B.
0.5 course: Human Ecology 2222A/B.
0.5 course from: Chemistry 2003A/B (recommended), Chemistry 2213A/B.
0.5 course from: Biochemistry 2288A (recommended), Biochemistry 2280A.
4.5 courses from:  Foods and Nutrition or Human Ecology at the 3000 or 4000-level.




Progression Requirements

To remain in the Specialization in Foods and Nutrition, students must maintain a modular average of 60% or above.