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Nutrition and Food Sciences, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Riverside, OH, United States
Nutrition is critical to just about everything in life. With a Nutrition and Food Sciences degree at California Baptist University , students can make a difference in the health and well-being of many lives. The degree program mixes courses in the life sciences with community nutrition, food technology and more.  
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Overview

Why study the Nutrition and Food Sciences degree at California Baptist University?

Many courses are taught in CBU’s Food Innovation Center, a state-of-the-art facility for students and faculty to conduct research, engage in community service projects and develop food products. Many graduates of the nutrition and food services program have found immediate employment in the food industry or have gone on to graduate programs in dietetics, food science or public health.

Students can travel during the summer and serve in the health professions in various overseas locations. Some locations include Tanzania, China and the Philippines. To prepare for participation in Global Health Engagement, students will need to take two courses, ALH 301 Global Health Engagement Seminar and ALH 401 Global Health Engagement Practicum.

Career opportunities

  • Dietician
  • Hospitality manager
  • Flavor chemist
  • Nutritionist
  • Chef
  • Food technologist
  • Nutrition researcher

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    82 alternative credits

    82-85 units

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Anatomy & Physiology 
  • Medical Terminology
  • Human Microbiology 
  • Organic & Biochem Hlth Sci 
  • General Chemistry with Lab
  • Intro to the Hlth Science Profsn
  • Intro to Nutrtn & Food Sciences
  • Intro to Foods & Preparation
  • Lifecycle Nutrition
  • Experimental Foods
  • General Psychology
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Introduction to Statistics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    71

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Official transcripts. Send us the official sealed copies of all academic records (including transcripts, mark sheets and grade reports, as well as graduation certificates, diplomas and/or completion certificates) from secondary schools, showing dates of attendance, courses taken and grades received. Transfer applicants are required to submit all official college transcripts from all colleges/universities attended.
  • An essay or personal statement. Submit a personal statement (minimum 3–5 paragraphs) responding to "What do you hope to gain from your experience as a student at CBU?"
  • Minimum of 430 on the Evidence-Based Reading and Writing  on the SAT.
  • Minimum of 16 on the English section of the ACT.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32942 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16471 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    32942 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16471 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Traditional Program Per Unit 1,267 USD 

Funding

Ambassador’s Scholarship (Incoming Freshmen)

  • $12,000 per year
  • 3.5 cumulative weighted GPA and above
  • 1000 SAT or 20 ACT
International Transfer Scholarship (Incoming Domestic Transfers)
  • $8,000 per year
  • 3.3 GPA and above
Need-Based Grants 
  • Global Initiatives Grant – Up to $10,000 per year
  • Grant based upon financial need as determined. International financial aid application required.

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