Entrepreneurship in Food and Nutrition

New pathway for a 5-YEAR, 2-DEGREE option in BSC (HUMAN NUTRITION) & BBA (ENTREPRENEURSHIP) See course sequence form.

For students with an interest in the growing food & health industries! Combine an applied science degree in food & nutrition with entrepreneurial skills from a business degree and chart your own career path.  

Graduates will be prepared for careers in:  

  • Food product development  
  • Eco-friendly packaging development  
  • Workplace wellness  
  • Small business startup  
  • Food marketing  
  • Food safety & quality control  
  • Government & NGO food programs and regulations  
  • Local food & farmer's market initiatives  

For BSc Human Nutrition students, the normal sequence for the program is shown below:  

  • Year 1 HNU 142,145; BIOL 111, 215; CHEM 101, 102; 6 credits ARTS X; ECON 101, 102 (ARTS Y)   
  • Year 2 HNU 146, 242, 262; BIOL 251, 252; CHEM 225, 255; STAT 101, BSAD 101, 102  
  • Year 3 HNU 351, 365, 384; 12 credits HNU electives; MATH 105; 6 credits ARTS X (12 credit total)   
  • Year 4 HNU 405, 445, 475; BSAD 221, 223, 231, 241, 261, 281, 356(HNU 471)                      
  • Year 5 HNU 328, BSAD 332, 352, 453, 456, 458, 471, 6 credits BSAD electives, 3 credits approved Entrepreneurship electives  

Note: HNU 328, 445, 471/BSAD 356, BSAD 352 are cross-listed as both HNU and BBA electives.  

For BBA Entrepreneurship students, the normal sequence for the program is shown below:  

  • Year 1  BSAD 101, 102; CHEM 101, 102; ECON 101, 102; MATH 105; STAT 101; 6 credits Arts X  
  • Year 2  BSAD 221, 223, 261, 231, 281, 241; BIOL 111, 215; 6 credits Arts X  
  • Year 3  BSAD 356, 332; 3 credits BSAD elective; HNU 142, 242, 262; BIOL 251, 252; CHEM 225, 255  
  • Year 4  BSAD 456; HNU 146, 145, 351, 365, 384, 405, 475; 6 credits HNU electives  
  • Year 5 BSAD 352, 453, 458, 471; 3 credits entrepreneurship elective, 3 credits BSAD elective; HNU 328, 445; 6 credits HNU electives  

To obtain a second degree from StFX, students must complete a minimum of 30 additional StFX credits above the first-degree requirements (for a minimum total of 150 credits).