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Nutrition

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Health and Wellness with a Nutrition Focus


The Nutrition major is a good fit for those interested in working with individuals to educate them about nutrition and promote a healthy diet. In addition to a foundation in social sciences, chemistry, biology and the science of nutrition, this major allows students to combine the study of nutrition with other academic majors/minors, preparing them to promote health and wellness among individuals and communities. 

AREAS OF STUDY

  • Nutrition and Physical Activity
  • Food Service Management
  • Overweight and Obesity Management
  • Food and Culture
  • Pediatric Nutrition
  • Nutrition and Aging
  • Food Concepts (Food Lab course)

CAREER OPTIONS

  • Community nutrition educator
  • Public health and wellness programs
  • Food service management
  • Food and nutrition businesses and industries
  • Journalist, media reporter

GRADUATE PROGRAMS

  • Graduate school for nutrition, public health, or allied professions

What’s special about this program?

Students with broad interests in health, in addition to nutrition, may choose the Nutrition major as it allows for approximately 35 elective credits. Students may combine the study of Nutrition with other academic areas such as health behavior, public health, exercise science, food science, psychology, communication, leadership, or business. In addition to the Nutrition major, the Department of Behavioral Health and Nutrition offers majors in Nutrition and Dietetics and Nutrition and Medical Sciences. 

Get Involved

Nutrition and Dietetics Club

Food and Culinary Club

Public Health Club

POW (Promoters of Wellness)

Kappa Omicron Nu National Honor Society

Study Abroad (domestic and international)

Sample curriculum

CHEM101/103/107

General Chemistry I

 

CHEM102/104/108

General Chemistry II

 

ECON 100 or 101

Economics

 

ENGL110

 

Seminar in Composition

MATH114

 

Elementary Math & Statistics

 

NTDT103

 

Intro to Nutrition Professions

NTDT200

Nutrition Concepts
SOCI201

Intro to Sociology 

 

UNIV101

First Year Experience 

 

 

University Breadth Courses

 

 

Multicultural Requirement Courses

 

ANFS305

Food Science

 

BISC205

Biology for Health Sciences

 

CHEM213/215

Elem. Organic Chemistry with Lab

 

CHEM214/216

Elem. Biochemistry with Lab

 

NTDT201

Food Concepts

 

NTDT250

Intro to the Nutrition Care Process

 

PSYC100

General Psychology

 

 

University Breadth Courses

 

 

Multicultural Requirement Courses

 

BISC106 Elem. Human Physiology or
BISC276

Human Physiology

 

BUAD309

Organizational Behavior

 

NTDT300/400

Elective

 

NTDT305

Nutrition in the Lifespan

 

NTDT 390

 

 

NTDT400

Macronutrients

 

NTDT401

Micronutrients

 

 

University Breadth Courses

 

 

Multicultural Requirement Courses

 

NTDT300/400

Electives

 

NTDT403

Senior Nutrition Seminar

 

 

Discovery Learning Experience

 

 

University Breadth Courses

 

 

Multicultural Requirement Courses

 

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This major is eligible for the following programs:

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