Apr 21, 2024  
2021 Undergraduate Catalog 1.2 (SUMMER-FALL) 
2021 Undergraduate Catalog 1.2 (SUMMER-FALL) [ARCHIVED CATALOG - Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Nutrition (B.S.) - Hegis Code 0424

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(Bachelor of Science Degree)

Science is the process of creating new knowledge concerning the natural world. Nutrition is an interdisciplinary science that requires an understanding of food production, consumption, and utilization. The nutrition program will prepare students for a career in the field of nutrition by introducing active learning through courses and experiential learning throughout the curriculum. Students will experience relevant and exciting challenges in their pursuit of success and rewarding careers, including opportunities to conduct research or pursue an internship in the field of nutrition. Our distinctive, active learning approach promotes scholarship and social awareness.

Learning Objectives

Students will have proficiency in each of the following areas of after completing this program:

  • Scientific knowledge of nutrition.
  • Clinical and customer services.
  • Practice management.
  • Proficiency in medical nutrition therapy.

Academic Requirements

See Core  section of this catalog.

Core: 34-55 Credit Hours

36-39 Credit Hours

29 Credit Hours

Major Electives

The student must complete sufficient elective courses to earn at least the minimum credit hours required for this degree, and at least 60 credit hours of the 128 required must be in the liberal arts and sciences.

Program Credits

Core 34-55 Credits
Major Course Requirements 36-39 Credits
Major Related Course Requirements 29 Credits
College Electives 5-29 Credits
Total Credit Hours Required For Degree 128 Credits


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