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George Washington Carver Lecture Series (GWCLS)  

The Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences GWC Lecture Series was held on
October 30, 2014 at Tuskegee University, Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center.
Theme, "Impact of George Washington Carver: Innovation on Food and Nutrition Sciences in the 21st Century".  Read more ...


Welcome to the Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences (FNS)


The Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences offers Bachelors of Science (B.S.) degrees in Food Science, Nutritional Science, Didactic Program in Dietetics, Public Health Nutrition, and dual degrees in Food Science & Biology or in Nutritional Science & Biology.  It also offers thesis and non-thesis Masters of Science (M.S.) degrees in Food Science or Nutritional Science and is part of the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) program in Integrative Biosciences.




The Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences' vision is to educate highly competent professionals pursuing career paths or graduate school at either the M.S. or Ph.D. level.


Our mission accomplishes the vision through training students in acquiring adequate knowledge, skills and competencies in food and nutritional sciences during integrated classroom instructions, hands-on research and extramural experiential learning opportunities in preparation as professionals in the global economy.


FNS Student Annual Reception outside Campbell Hall on September 24, 2015



  The Undergraduate Food Science Program is Approved by the Higher Education Review Board of the Institute of Food Technologists., 525 W. Van Buren Street, Suite 1000, Chicago, IL 60607. 


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Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences, 204 Morrison-Mayberry Building, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL 36088
Phone: 334-727-8162 , Fax: 334-727-8812, E-mail: