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Human Nutrition
Bachelor  of  Science

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The BS in Nutrition prepares students for further training and/or graduate studies in:
     - nutrition
     - dietetics
     - public health nutrition
     - medicine / pre-med
     - dentistry
     - nursing
     - allied health careers


MAJOR
(BS in Nutrition):  120 hours (required to graduate)

MINOR  15 hours  (required to complete the minor)


 

Bachelor of Science degree requires:

Required Courses:

  NTRN 201

Nutrition

3

  NTRN 342

Food Science

3

  NTRN 342L

Food Science Lab  (must be taken concurrently with NTRN 342)

2

  NTRN 343

Dietary Patterns

3

  NTRN 363

Human Nutrition I: Energy, Protein, Minerals

3

  NTRN 364

Human Nutrition II: Vitamins

3

  NTRN 397

SAGES Capstone Proposal Seminar

3

  NTRN 398

SAGES Senior Capstone Experience

3


Three nutrition electives chosen from the following: (9)


Child Nutrition, Development and Health

 

Food Service Systems Management

 

Guided Study in Nutrition Practice

 

Nutrition for Prevention & Mgmt of Disease:  Pathophysiology

 

Nutrition for Prevention & Mgmt of Disease:  Clinical Applications

 

Special Problems*

 

Seminar in Nutrition

 

Undergraduate Research*

 

Maternal and Child Nutrition

 

Evaluation of Nutrition Information for Consumers

 

Trends in Diet Therapy

 

Nutrition for the Aging and Aged

 

Nutritional Biochemistry and Metabolism

 

Sports Nutrition

 

Advanced Community Nutrition

 


Additional required courses:

CHEM 105

Principles of Chemistry I

3

CHEM 106

Principles of Chemistry II

3

CHEM 113

Principles of Chemistry Laboratory

2

CHEM 223

Introductory Organic Chemistry I (before NTRN 363)

3

BIOL 214

Genes, Evolution and Ecology

3

BIOL 216
or  BIOL 340
  &  BIOL 346

Development and Physiology
Human Physiology
Human Anatomy

3
3
3

BIOL 216L

Development and Physiology Lab

1

BIOC 307

Introduction to Biochemistry: From Molecules To Medical Science

4


One of the following courses:
(3)


Introduction to Statistical Analysis in the Social Sciences

 

Statistical Methods I

 

Quantitative Methods in Psychology

 

Basic Statistics for Social and Life Sciences

 

* Only one of these courses is permitted.

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