The Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition offers four undergraduate concentrations: Food Science, Human Nutrition, Dietetics, and Hospitality Management. Successfully transferring into a particular concentration depends on your academic history, following the transfer requirements for the specific concentration, and space availability.
Transferring from another institution
Are you interested in transferring to the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition from a community college or from another 4-year institution? The College of ACES provides a wide-variety of information, including application materials on the Future Students website.
For questions specific to Food Science and Human Nutrition, please contact:
Dr. Nicki Engeseth, Acting Department Head and Food Science Undergraduate Advisor
Dr. Manabu T. Nakamura, Assoicate Professor of Nutrition, Human Nutrition Undergraduate Advisor
Intercollege Transfer Students – Transferring from another college or major at the University of Illinois
In order to request transfer into one of our concentrations, students must complete a transfer request application and submit it at 260 Bevier Hall.
Applications will be reviewed by the Food Science and Human Nutrition advising coordinators. The student's academic history and professional interest statement will be considered.
Those students admitted to their desired concentration will be assigned to an advisor prior to the registration period. It is the student's responsibility to meet with his/her advisor and plan a program of study. Students are admitted to the program with the understanding that all courses must be taken in their proper sequence and that no prerequisites will be waived. In addition, transfer students may not be able to complete the concentration without staying an additional semester or year, depending on his/her background.
The following are some specific requirements to be considered for transfer into each of our concentrations. These requirements include, but are not limited to:
If you have specific questions about any of our concentrations, please contact the individual advisors at their e-mail address listed above. For general questions about our department's transfer policy, contact Dr. Nicki Engeseth, Acting Department Head and Professor, at firstname.lastname@example.org.