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B.A. in Food Studies

Offered by College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Are you passionate about food? Do you want to understand the social, political, environmental, and cultural dimensions of food?

The College of Social and Behavioral Sciences has added an exciting new degree option: the B.A. in Food Studies.

By joining you will:

  • Learn about the cultural and historical significance of food
  • Explore the food scene in Tucson, a UNESCO City of Gastronomy
  • Work to tackle food injustice
  • Participate in hands-on learning, internships, and study abroad

Interested in pursuing a B.A. in Food Studies? Visit the Food Studies Degree website or Email the Advisor.

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B.S. in Nutrition & Food Systems

Offered by the College of Agricultural & Life Sciences

Follow your food from farm, to table, to your plate, and discover the complex systems that influence everything you eat. The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences have teamed up to offer two specialized undergraduate majors to prepare you to become a leader in food-related policy, sustainable food production, food security, and food as it relates to health.

With this degree, you can pursue exciting career paths in:

  • Healthcare (medicine, pharmacy, physical therapy, physician assistant, dentistry, nursing)

  • Fitness & Athletic Performance

  • Nutrition Counseling

  • Corporate Health & Wellness

  • Nutrition Communications

  • Culinary Nutrition

  • Global Nutrition & Food Security

  • Education & Research  

  • Government & Public Policy

  • Food Retailing & Product Development

  • And more...

Interested in pursuing a B.S. in Nutritional Sciences? Visit the Nutrition & Food Systems website or Email the Department

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