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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.

Plan of Study

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Transfer to Foods and Nutrition in Business

Purdue admits to individual majors. Transfer students must meet Purdue's overall transfer criteria, as well as any major-specific requirements. Before you apply, check the closed programs page to confirm this major is open to transfer students. If it is, refer to the information below for major-specific transfer criteria.

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 Information

HHS Undergraduate Student Services
(765) 494-8533

College of Health and Human Sciences

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
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