Master of Science in Food Science and Human Nutrition

For the on-campus Master of Science, students are required to select the concentration in Food Science or the concentration in Human Nutrition.

Thesis Option

Concentration-specific coursework selected in consultation with advisor 116-18
Electives8
FSHN 599Thesis Research (min/max applied toward degree)0-6
Total Hours32

Other Requirements1

Other requirements may overlap
Minimum Hours Required Within the Unit: 8
Minimum 500-level Hours Required Overall 12
Additional courses may be required beyond the concentration minimum per Advisory Committee recommendation
Final Exam/Thesis Defense Required
Thesis Deposit Required
Minimum GPA: 3.0

Non-Thesis Option

Concentration-specific coursework selected in consultation with advisor 116-18
Electives from departmental list (At least 3 hours must be at the 500 level):14
Total Hours32

Other Requirements1

Other requirements may overlap
Minimum Hours Required Within the Unit: 8
Minimum 500-level Hours Required Overall 12
A non-thesis degree is considered a terminal degree, and requires a committee as well as an adviser.
Additional courses may be required beyond the concentration minimum per Advisory Committee recommendation
Minimum GPA: 3.0