Our department was established in 2001 and started as the Department of Applied Life Science. There were one undergraduate class, one 2-year vocational class, and one 2-year evening class for the first year.
In 2004, our department started to offer master degree program and discontinued the 2-year vocational class.
In 2006, the name of our department was officially changed to the Department of Health Nutrition and Biotechnology.
In 2017, our department was renamed again to the Department of Food Nutrition and Health Biotechnology.
Currently, our department offers a BS degree in Food & Nutrition or Cosmetic Science as well as a MS degree with emphasis in Food Science, Nutrition Science, or Cosmetic Science.