Nutrition B.S.

The Bachelor of Science in Nutrition is a program for students who are interested in pursuing a career in nutrition. The rise in preventable chronic diseases has led to an increased demand for more nutrition professionals in our communities. The program will provide students with nutritional knowledge that will allow them to assist others in reducing the risk of chronic disease through nutrition education and behavior change. Graduates may seek employment in a variety of settings including but not limited to schools, sports nutrition, corporate wellness, public health, private practice, community nutrition, education, research, culinary nutrition.

Students must have a grade of "C" or better in all major and support courses. Students MUST have and maintain a 2.5 overall and major GPA in order to take 300- and 400- level classes in the program.
Core Curriculum Courses
See the Core Curriculum Requirements42
Required courses in the major
HHPH 331Nutrition3
HHPH 334Nutrition Through the Life Cycle3
HHPH 339Food and Culture3
HHPH 336Nutritional Physiology3
HHPH 431Advanced Nutrition I – Macronutrients3
HHPH 432Advanced Nutrition II - Micronutrients3
Required support courses (Students must have a grade of “C” or better in all support courses.)
BIOL 2420General Microbiology4
BSC 2401Hum Anatomy/Physiology I *4
BSC 2402Hum Anatomy/Physiology II *4
General and Quantitative Chemistry I *
CHEM 1111General and Quantitative Chemistry Laboratory I1
Introduction to Psychology *
General and Quantitative Chemistry II *
CHEM 1112General and Quantitative Chemistry Laboratory II1
COMS 1315Fundamentals of Public Speaking3
CHEM 2323Organic Chemistry I3
CHEM 2123Organic Chemistry Laboratory I1
MGT 305Principles of Management 3
CHEM 2325Organic Chemistry II3
CHEM 2125Organic Chemistry Laboratory II1
MATH 453Essentials of Statistics3
Prescribed elective courses (Students must have a grade of “C” or better in all prescribed elective courses.)
NUTR 201Food Preparation3
NUTR 205Orientation to Dietetics Profession1
NUTR 325Food Systems Management3
NUTR 310Community Nutrition3
NUTR 350Nutrition Assessment1
NUTR 320Food Science4
NUTR 420Quantity Foods4
NUTR 450Medical Nutrition Therapy I3
NUTR 425Business Principles in Dietetics3
NUTR 460Senior Seminar1
NUTR 451Medical Nutrition Therapy II3
NUTR 435Research Methods in Nutrition3
NUTR 340Nutrition Education and Counseling3

This course can be used to satisfy the Core Curriculum Requirements.

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