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University Transfer: Bachelor of Science - Nutrition and Food Sciences

This program pathway is still offered at Red Deer Polytechnic!

To enter this pathway, you can apply to either the University Sciences diploma or Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences. Your program of application will not affect the transferability of your courses to another institution nor your ability to register in any of the courses you need for your preferred major

Learn more about all Science programs at pathways at RDP.

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Bachelor's Degree

- 1 year at RDP
- 3 years at U of A

-Main Campus
The Program

The program at RDP is one year of study toward Bachelor of Science Nutrition and Food Sciences.

Students studying Nutrition and Food Science at the University of Alberta can pursue 5 different majors upon transfer. Students starting at RDP will be best set up to transition into either the Nutrition and Food Science General program or the Dietetics Specialization program. If you are pursuing another major in Nutrition, you may experience some added time to finish your degree from the University of Alberta when you transfer. See the Bachelor of Science – Nutrition and Food Sciences Academic Planning Guide for more information

University Transfer Program

This program is offered in the Faculty of Agricultural, Life, and Environmental Sciences at University of Alberta.

For the most current university program and transfer information, see the Planning Guides.

Transfer Features

The courses in this program can be transferred in full to BSc Nutrition and Food Science at University of Alberta. Refer to University of Alberta calendar for the complete listing of courses under the Faculty of Agricultural, Life, and Environmental Sciences.

University of Alberta

Nutrition and Food Science General Major/Dietetics Specialization Major

  • BIOL 217 (3 credits)
  • CHEM 211/212/351 (9 credits)
  • ENGL 219/ENGL 220 (6 credits)
  • STAT 251 (3 credits)
  • KNSS 244 (3 credits)
  • Free Elective (6 credits)
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