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The Department of Nutrition and Food Science (NFSC) is proud to offer undergraduate education in Dietetics (accredited by the American Dietetic Association), Food Science (with a major approved by the Institute of Food Technologists), and Nutritional Science (formerly known as Human Nutrition and Foods).
The Food Science major prepares students to apply the principles of science and engineering to better understand the complex and heterogeneous materials recognized as food. The Food Science major is approved by the Institute of Food Technologists.
The Graduate Program in Food Science is an interdepartmental program that draws upon faculty and resources of the departments of Nutrition and Food Science, Animal and Avian Sciences, Biological Resource Engineering, Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics and Natural Resource Sciences and Landscape Architecture. Opportunities exist for collaborative research with scientists at the Food and Drug Administration through the Joint Institute for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (JIFSAN).