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Faculty of Health Sciences - Food and Nutritional Sciences, Brescia School of

The Honours Specialization in Foods and Nutrition prepares students for employment in food and nutrition careers, e.g., food service management and distribution, population and community health, and food industry. Graduates may also pursue advanced study in areas such as Public Health, Community Development, Education, Food Science/Safety, Hospitality Management and others.

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

Admission Requirements

Completion of first-year requirements with no failures. Students must have an average of at least 70% with no grade below 60% in the following courses:

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

Module/Program Information

9.0 courses:

3.5 courses: Foods and Nutrition 2266F/G, Foods and Nutrition 2232,Foods and Nutrition 2230A/B, Foods and Nutrition 2449A/B, Foods and Nutrition 3390W/X.
0.5 course: Human Ecology 2222A/B.
0.5 course from: Chemistry 2003A/B (recommended) or Chemistry 2213A/B.
0.5 course from: Biochemistry 2288A (recommended) or Biochemistry 2280A.
2.0 courses from: Foods and Nutrition 3342A/B, Foods and Nutrition 3348A/B, Foods and Nutrition 3361F/G, Foods and Nutrition 3380A/B, or Foods and Nutrition 3400A/B, the former Foods and Nutrition 3320.
2.0 courses from: Foods and Nutrition or Human Ecology at the 3000 or 4000-level.

Related Information

Prior to May 1, 2024, this module was offered by Brescia University College.