The Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition offers five undergraduate majors for bachelor of science (B.S.) degrees and two combined undergraduate and graduate programs to earn concurrent bachelor of science and master of science (B.S. and M.S.) degrees. Each major is listed below. Additionally, a concurrent food science B.S. and M.B.A. program is available.
Culinary food science - Students develop basic culinary skills along with knowledge of the accompanying sciences. Diet and exercise - A concurrent bachelor's and master's degree program. In this program you will work with both the Department of Kinesiology and the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition. Dietetics - Emphasizes food and nutrition, and prepares students for the career path of becoming a registered dietitian. Food science - Focuses on applying basic science (chemistry, biology, physics) to improve food processing, preservation, and safety and to develop new food products. Nursing - Bachelor of Science program open to registered nurses wanting to advance their education and career. Nutritional science - Offers six options: pre-health professional and research, family health, global health and policy, health coach, nutrition and wellness, and food service.