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Undergraduate Education


Nutritional Sciences represents an exciting and challenging area of study of a truly interdisciplinary nature. Understanding the impact of nutrition on health and its role in disease is based upon a knowledge of the metabolic processes involved (nutrient requirements and utilization, food additive metabolism and safety), the chemistry of foods (food preservation, food production) and social and behavioral factors (determinants of food selection). Thus, in this program, the physical, biological and social sciences are integrated in consideration of the national and international goals of achieving optimal health through proper nutrition.

The Nutritional Sciences Major follows a program of study which defines eight of the 20 courses required for a four-year Honours Bachelor of Science (Hon.BSc

Provides foundational knowledge and research skills needed for students
considering a career or Graduate studies in nutritional science.

Opportunities following Undergraduate studies in Nutritional Sciences

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