Entrepreneurship and Human Nutrition
About Entrepreneurship and Human Nutrition
This five-year, two-degree option provides an opportunity for students to study business and nutrition. The business component focuses on the study and practice of entrepreneurship, a dynamic way of thinking and acting that capitalizes on opportunities with innovation to create value and solve problems. The nutrition component focuses on food and nutrition science, the food industry, food safety, and includes the development of new food products, eco-friendly packaging, and health-related initiatives.
Why study BBA in Entrepreneurship with BSc in Human Nutrition at StFX?
Students in the BBA in Entrepreneurship with BSc in Human Nutrition pathway learn by doing. Students develop business plans for ventures of their own interest, participate in local and provincial pitch events, complete funded entrepreneurial internships, earn summer research grants, and benefit from start-up veterans, alumni mentors, and student entrepreneurs in the entrepreneurial ecosystem.
You will learn knowledge and skills related to new business modelling and innovative design, start-up data analysis, financial analysis, and the dynamic communication needed to launch a start-up or work in a new, growing venture. In addition, you will learn the theory and practice of nutrition with its scientific inquiry and evidence-based practice.
First year at a glance
In your first and second year, you will take core courses shared among each of the Faculty of Business disciplines. This will allow you to build a strong foundation and explore what the various disciplines have to offer.
Graduates of the entrepreneurship stream launch new start-ups and social enterprises and/or work in existing start-ups and small-and-medium-sized enterprises. Other career opportunities include working in the start-up financing sector, the service industry for start-ups such as incubator/accelerator programs, or working in the public sector with a focus on small business, as well as in larger organizations with a focus on innovation.
- Incubator/Accelerator Programs
- Public Sector
- Social Enterprises
- Start-up Financing Sector