Foods and Nutrition in Business
Foods and nutrition in business graduates provide a critical interface between industry and the consumer. Students take courses in management and agricultural economics, which emphasize marketing and sales in the food industry and develop critical thinking ability and a broad perspective in sales, marketing, nutrition, food science, food engineering, food regulation, supervision, and communication.
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Careers in Foods and Nutrition in Business
- Foods and nutrition consumer educator
- Public relations director
- Food stylist
- Product evaluator
- Food editor
- Industry/consumer liaison
- Consumer affairs
- Test kitchens
- Sensory evaluation
- Technical sales
- Food sales
- Retail sales
- Ingredient sales
Transfer to Foods and Nutrition in Business
Purdue admits to individual majors. In addition to meeting overall Purdue transfer criteria, such as minimum high school course requirements, applicants must also meet major-specific requirements. The major-specific criteria for this program are listed below. Students who meet or exceed these are the most competitive candidates for admission. Before applying, review the closed programs page to confirm your desired major is open to transfer students for your desired entry term.
Minimum GPA: 2.5
Also: Completion of at least one-semester of college-level chemistry or biology with a grade of C or higher.
Contact InformationHHS Undergraduate Student Services