BABA General Studies Specialization: Food Science and Human Nutrition
The Food Science and Human Nutrition (FSN) area of specialization is offered through the Food Science and Human Nutrition Department in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences offers this area of specialization to students seeking employment in food corporations. It provides a basic foundation in food science and nutrition without requiring an extensive science background, and will benefit students interested in food-related careers in market research, production management, and purchasing and sales. For career information visit the UF Career Connections Center.
Students are required to have a minimum of four classes totaling 12 hours from any of the 3000-4000 level courses listed below and maintain a minimum 2.0 area of specialization GPA. Be sure to check course prerequisite requirements. Visit the Undergraduate Catalog Courses page to find more details for each course.
A minor is available in this area of specialization. To complete the Food Science minor, students must earn 15 credits with a minimum C grade in each class. If students complete all of the above courses in the area of specialization, then students need one additional course to complete the Food Science minor (ex. FOS 2001 – Man’s Food). You can find out more about the Food Science minor in the Undergraduate Catalog.