Skip Menu

Return to Skip Menu

Main Content

HNFE is the fifth most popular major at Virginia Tech, so check out our Prospective Student section if you are interested in our two options: 

HNFE is a restricted major that requires students maintain certain grade and GPA standards.

  • Our unique course offerings develop students with a strong foundation of knowledge, excellent oral and written communications skills, and the ability to critique and analyze research within the field.
  • We support student involvement in extra-curricular opportunities and individual learning experiences outside the classroom, recognizing that these activities promote leadership skills, networking, lifelong learning, and a commitment to community service.

Highlights of our program:

  • 60 to 70 percent of alumni are accepted into professional/graduate programs post-graduation
  • Funded undergraduate research opportunities (Translational Obesity Undergraduate Research Scholars) and The Fralin Summer Research Fellowship)
  • Academic success: 46 percent of our undergraduates are on the Dean's List

  • BecomeAlum
    Web-based plan of study that allows students to map required courses.
  • VT Google Apps
    Mail, calendar, Drive and Docs, Sites, Contacts, and Talk