2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
    
    Apr 15, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nutritional Sciences, B.S.


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The B.S. in Nutritional Sciences curriculum is designed to provide students with a strong background in nutrition, food, biological sciences, and research. Graduates are well prepared to enter careers in health and nutrition related research, community nutrition, or to continue in graduate level studies. 

 

Note: Students planning to pursue the master’s coordinated program in nutrition and dietetics (CP) should follow the B.S. in Dietetics curriculum. 

Baccalaureate Degree and Residency Requirements

All requirements for an undergraduate degree are listed under academic policies and regulations in the undergraduate introductory section in this catalog. These requirements include a graduation requirement of at least one course in religion or theology.

 

General Education Requirements

The 42 credit hours of general education requirements are presented in the undergraduate academic information section in this catalog. A course that meets a general education requirement may also meet a course requirement in the major or a course requirement in another discipline.

Learning Outcomes


  • Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of human nutrition and metabolism.  
  • Utilize evidence based knowledge to explain the connection between human health and nutrition. 
  • Present a research based project focused on a topic of interest within the realm of human nutrition.

General Education Requirements


The 42 credit hours of general education requirements are presented in the undergraduate academic information  section in this catalog. A course that meets a general education requirement may also meet a course requirement in the major or a course requirement in another discipline.

The following specific general education courses must be chosen to meet the requirements of this major.

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