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Food and Nutritional Sciences, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Greensboro, NC, United States
A degree in Food and Nutritional Sciences from North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University will prepare you for careers in nutrition, health care, and food services. The degree also prepares students for research and development professions that apply technology to develop new foods, and improve the quality and safety of food products and services.
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Overview

Food and nutritional sciences are focused on human nutrition and health, food service, food safety and quality, and the science of food product development. Students take courses in chemistry, microbiology, nursing, and human development, as well as nutrition and health.

Whether you're interested in Food and Nutritional Sciences from North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University as a pre-medicine discipline, as preparation for a career in food science, including advanced opportunities in research or food industries, the rigorous coursework and expectations of our undergraduate and master's programs can help you achieve your goals.

Career

Graduates go on to work for public agencies, as registered dietitians, in food chemistry and food production development, food safety and inspection, college and communtiy instruction and many more rewarding fields. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

The Food and Nutritional Sciences program offers the following undergraduate and degrees:

  • The B.S. in Food and Nutritional Sciences, Concentration in Food Science curriculum emphasizes the importance of product development and emphasizes food composite sensing, processing, preservation, marketing, and food safety. 
  • The B.S. in Food and Nutritional Sciences, Concentration in Human Nutrition curriculum stresses the importance and maintenance of good nutrition throughout the life cycle as it relates to health and disease. Students selecting this concentration will choose to focus on nutrition or pre-medicine. 

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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.

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General Requirements

  • International students must meet all criteria for unconditional acceptance into a degree program of study at North Carolina A&T and provide documented proof of ability to meet financial responsibilities associated with enrollment and living expenses.
  • Standardized Testing Scores (ACT, SAT) must be officially reported to N.C. A&T by the testing agency.
  • Submit Official Transcripts. Transcripts should be sent officially to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, signed and sealed, via postal mail. 
  • Submit Application Fee. A non-refundable application fee payment of $60 is required to complete your admissions application.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17050 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8525 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    3540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1770 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Greensboro

  • 1001 - 1540 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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