Nutrition, B.S.

Overall Requirements 

  • 122 credit hours, to include at least 36 credits at or above the 300 course level
  • Students must earn grades of C (2.0) or better in all major and related area required courses.

Degree Program Requirements

University Requirements
General Education Core Requirements (GEC)

Major Requirements

Human Nutrition and Dietetics Concentration Requirements

(and Didactic Program in Dietetics)

Required
Introduction to Food Science
Basic Quantitative Principles in Food and Nutrition
Introductory Nutrition
Introduction to Dietetics
Nutrition Education and Application Processes
Quantity Food Procurement and Production
Nutrition Throughout the Life Cycle
Food Science and Technology
Intermediate Nutrition
International Nutrition and Cultural Foods
Community Nutrition
Management Practices for Dietetics
Professionalism in Dietetics
Nutrition and Human Metabolism
Nutrition Assessment
Advanced Nutrition
Medical Nutrition Therapy
Nutrition and Physical Fitness
Physiology of Sport and Physical Activity
Principles of Biology I
Human Physiology
Fundamentals of Microbiology
Helping Skills
General Descriptive Chemistry I
General Descriptive Chemistry II
Introductory Chemistry Laboratory
Introductory Organic Chemistry
Introductory Organic Chemistry Laboratory
College Writing I ††
Business Computing I
College Algebra †††
General Psychology ††††
Elementary Introduction to Probability and Statistics †††

Nutrition and Wellness Concentration Requirements

Required
Introduction to Food Science
Basic Quantitative Principles in Food and Nutrition
Introductory Nutrition
Nutrition Education and Application Processes
Nutrition Throughout the Life Cycle
Food Science and Technology
Intermediate Nutrition
International Nutrition and Cultural Foods
Community Nutrition
Nutrition Assessment
Nutrition and Physical Fitness
Public Health Education Course
Personal Health
Kinesiology Courses
Lifetime Wellness
Physiology of Sport and Physical Activity
Biomechanics of Sport and Physical Activity
Natural Sciences Courses
Human Anatomy
Human Physiology
General Descriptive Chemistry II
Introductory Chemistry Laboratory
Counseling and Education Course
Helping Skills
Mathematics Course
College Algebra * †
Selected Electives
Select four of the following: **
Creating a Meaningful Life
CTR 201
International Health
Introduction to Public Health
Mental Health and Well-Being
Public Health Diseases
Epidemiology
Environmental Health
Gender and Health
Community Health
Income, Social Status, and Health
Current Health Problems
Adolescent Health
Immigrant and Refugee Health
Human Development Across the Life Span
Psychological Skills for Optimal Performance
Physical Activity Programs for Underserved Youth
SOC 361
Additional Requirements
Principles of Biology I ††
General Descriptive Chemistry I ††
Introduction to Communication Studies
College Writing I †††
Business Computing I
General Psychology ††††
Elementary Introduction to Probability and Statistics

Nutrition Science Concentration Requirements

Required
Introductory Nutrition
Nutrition Education and Application Processes
Nutrition Throughout the Life Cycle
Intermediate Nutrition
Nutrition and Human Metabolism
Nutrition Assessment
Advanced Nutrition
Medical Nutrition Therapy
Principles of Biology I
Principles of Biology II
Human Physiology
Fundamentals of Microbiology
Cell Biology
Genetics
General Chemistry I
General Chemistry I Laboratory
General Chemistry II
General Chemistry II Laboratory
Introductory Organic Chemistry
Introductory Organic Chemistry Laboratory
College Writing I ††
Business Computing I
College Algebra †††
Elementary Introduction to Probability and Statistics †††

Electives

Electives sufficient to complete total 122 credit hours required for degree.