Applications for Competitive Majors and All Minors

What you need to know:

Hey, LFS! It’s exciting when you start to focus your studies and get to study specific areas of interest. But, before you apply to any of the competitive majors or minors below, you’ll want to take note of a few things:

  • Not all majors require an application (which is why not all majors are listed below)
  • Not all minors are available for students in all programs

So, if you have questions about whether or not you have to apply for the major you’re interested in, or are curious about whether or not a minor below is available in your particular program, bring yourself up to speed here, or contact LFS Student Services to review your particular options, and implications of making choices.

The deadline to apply for competitive majors and minors for the 2021 Winter Session has now passed – all applications are closed.

Majors

The Applied Animal Biology Honours program is intended for students with strong academics and an interest in research.

Students apply while in their second year of study so they can start in the honours program the following September. You can read more about the application process in the UBC Academic Calendar.

Applications for the Applied Animal Biology Major (Honours) are now closed for 2021 Winter admission.

The Sustainable Agriculture and Environment (SAGE) Honours program is intended for students with strong academics and an interest in research.

Students apply while in their second year of study so they can start in the honours program the following September. You can read more about the application process in the UBC Academic Calendar.

Applications for the SAGE Major (Honours) are now closed for 2021 Winter admission.

The Food Science major is competitive, which means you will need to apply if you wish to be considered. Both your academic performance and a letter of intent will be assessed when determining your fit for this major. You can find details about admission requirements and timelines in the UBC Academic Calendar.

If you are a college or university student interested in pursuing this major at UBC, you should apply for both the Bachelor of Science in Food, Nutrition and Health and the Food Science Major.

If you are a high school student interested in pursuing this major at UBC, you should first apply for the Bachelor of Science in Food, Nutrition and Health. Once within the FNH program, you can apply to Food Science as early as the end of Year 1. Applications for competitive majors are due by March 31st each year.

Applications for competitive majors are now closed for 2021 Winter admission.

The Food and Nutritional Sciences Double Major is competitive, which means you will need to apply if you wish to be considered. Both your academic performance and a letter of intent count toward UBC's assessment of your fit for the major. You can find details about admission requirements and timelines in the UBC Academic Calendar.

If you are a college or university student interested in pursuing this major at UBC, you should apply for both the Bachelor of Science in Food, Nutrition and Health (the degree that you will be working towards) and the Food and Nutritional Sciences Double Major (the specific major within the degree program).

If you are a high school student interested in pursuing this major at UBC, you should first apply for the Bachelor of Science in Food, Nutrition and Health. Once within the FNH program, you can apply for the Food and Nutritional Sciences Double Major as early as the end of Year 1. Applications for competitive majors are due by March 31st each year.

Applications for competitive majors are now closed for 2021 Winter admission.

Applications for the Dietetics Major are open until the last Friday in January each year – details of how to apply can be found online here. You do NOT apply here.

Students may apply for admission to this program in Term 2, Year 2 (Year 3 students may also be considered) of their initial program. The deadline to apply is February 13, but students must meet with an LFS Advisor and a Education Advisor by January 31st to discuss the program for initial approval.

Applications for the Dual Degree Program in Food, Nutrition and Health and Education are now closed for the 2021 Winter Session.. Additional details about the application process can be found here.

For more information about the program, you can also review the recording of an online information session the Faculty of Education offered in January, 2019.

Minors

Applications for minors are now closed for the 2021 Winter Session. The deadline to submit an application is March 31 of each year.

Students in their second year are eligible to apply for a minor. Some minors may have limited spaces and require you to complete prerequisite courses.

Applications for minors are now closed for the 2021 Winter Session. The deadline to submit an application is March 31 of each year.

Students in their second year are eligible to apply for a minor. Some minors may have limited spaces and require you to complete prerequisite courses.

Applications for minors are now closed for the 2021 Winter Session. The deadline to submit an application is March 31 of each year.

Students in their second year are eligible to apply for a minor. Some minors may have limited spaces and require you to complete prerequisite courses.

Applications for minors are now closed for the 2021 Winter Session. The deadline to submit an application is March 31 of each year.

Students in their second year are eligible to apply for a minor. Some minors may have limited spaces and require you to complete prerequisite courses.

Applications for minors are now closed for the 2021 Winter Session. The deadline to submit an application is March 31 of each year.

Students in their second year are eligible to apply for a minor. Some minors may have limited spaces and require you to complete prerequisite courses.

Applications for minors are now closed for the 2021 Winter Session. The deadline to submit an application is March 31 of each year.

Students in their second year are eligible to apply for a minor. Some minors may have limited spaces and require you to complete prerequisite courses.

Applications for minors are now closed for the 2021 Winter Session. The deadline to submit an application is March 31 of each year.