Admission to the Major
Future Penn State Students
- Visit the College of Agricultural
Sciences Admissions page
Current Penn State Students
- Complete the Change of
- The major exists in the College of Agricultural Sciences
There are no specific course requirements for entrance to the Food Science major. You need to be in good academic standing (minimum GPA of 2.0) and get support from the department.
Not at University Park Campus?
All students who begin their studies at a Penn State campus are expected to complete their first two years at that campus. In general, students enroll at their starting campus until reaching fifth-semester standing, as long as the campus can continue to provide a viable academic schedule of classes. Learn more about change of campus procedures.