|Field of Study:||Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
|Description:||Intimate class sizes, experienced professors, and real world application meet in the Bachelor of Science in Foods and Nutrition at the University of Prince Edward Island. This accredited program prepares students for their future, opening doors to careers as sports nutritionists, registered dietitians, food scientists, product developers, policy makers, and countless other paths.
Get hands-on experience in your field to set you apart from the pack through honours options, case studies, internships, and research opportunities. Sixty to eighty percent of third-year applicants are accepted into our accredited internship program, which sees students placed in a variety of positions in industry, public health, and health care institutions. Many of our students are awarded summer placements with department professors, engaging in cutting-edge research in areas such as chronic disease prevention, food product development, childhood nutrition, and food security. Cross-disciplinary opportunities are also offered through collaboration with Kinesiology and Family Science faculty. The Co-op option is available to full-time students in the Foods and Nutrition program (excluding dietetic option). Applications to the Co-op Education Program are normally made after completion of the first year of study. Credits earned through completion of work terms are counted as general electives.