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B.A. in Food Studies 

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? Email the Advisor.


B.S in Nutritional Sciences

College of Agricultural & Life Sciences

Nutritional Sciences is the premier major at The University of Arizona for students who are passionate about understanding the connection between food, nutrition, physical activity and promoting healthy living.
We offer a B.S. in Nutritional Sciences with two options to choose from Dietetics and Nutrition. Both options provide students with a strong foundation in the sciences and a wide variety of food and nutrition courses. The dietetics option is offered only on campus, while the nutrition option is offered on campus and online.

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? Email the Department


College of Social and Behavioral Sciences