Nutrition explores how nutrients and the foods from which they're derived aid the body in growth, development, health, and disease prevention. There are many career opportunities for graduates of this program.
Nutrition majors choose one of the following tracks:
Your track will determine your coursework, however, Nutrition majors take the same core courses for the first 60 credits. Work closely with your advisor to ensure you will meet the specific requirements for your track.
As of Fall 2011, all students entering the Nutrition BS program will initially be in the Nutrition Studies track. Transfer students with 60 or more credits may apply to the Didactic Program in Dietetics or the Nutritional Science tracks in their first semester in the program, as long as they meet the requirements of the specific track. Transfer students with less than 60 credits--and incoming freshmen--may apply to the DPD or Nutritional Science track after 60 credits are completed and all requirements for the track have been met.
For more information, visit the Department of Food Science and Nutrition website or contact one of the advisors listed on the right side of this page.