Food Science and Human Nutrition (FSHN) prepares students to provide safe, nutritious, accessible, and affordable food to local and international communities. Our multidisciplinary major offers four concentrations to choose from. Learn more at https://fshn.illinois.edu.
Learn the science of applying knowledge of food and nutrition to improve and maintain good health. This concentration prepares students for a career as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist.
Study the principles of food science and engineering to focus on basic research, product development, quality control, processing, packaging, labeling, technical sales, and market research.
Learn the fundamentals of business and hospitality to prepare for a career in the diverse hospitality industry including restaurants, catering, hotels, and events.
Explore human nutrition while learning about the impact of food and drink on the human body. This concentration is a springboard for students interested in nutrition research, food product development, and many pre-health careers.