Welcome from the Chairman
I am delighted to welcome you to Gateway of Department of Food Science and Nutrition. I hope you will find the Gateway useful as you brows it.
The department of Food Science and Nutrition was established in 1385H (1965G), as one of the main departments in the college of Agriculture under the name of food industry - the first departments of food science and nutrition at universities in Saudi Arabia. When the College of Food and Agriculture Sciences was established in 1385H (1965G). In 1401H (1981G) the name of the department became the Department of Food Science to include all areas within food science beside the food industry. In 1410H corresponding to 1989G plan were implemented new courses qualify students in the areas of food science and human nutrition. In the year 1413H (1992G) was created a program for Master of Science in "Food Science". In 1417H (1996G), changed the name of the department to the Department of Food Science and Nutrition to reflect fully the areas of "Food Science and Nutrition". In 1425H corresponding to 2004G was the establishment of the Ph.D. program in human nutrition (female students). Currently the fourth plan is developing in the department after the application of the preparatory year to college’s students and allocate students in the department immediately after enrolling in college.
Dr. Fahad Yahya Al-Juhaimi