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  Oct 21, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Human Nutrition (B.S.)-Nutrition and Health


The nutrition and health curriculum includes emphasis on health promotion, as well as human nutrition.

Public health nutritionists develop community programs to promote nutrition and good health; educate people about the relationship between diet and health; conduct research on the psychological, cultural, social, economic, and environmental issues related to nutrition and health; or work with special groups who are at risk for nutrition-related health problems, such as pregnant women, infants, and the elderly. Opportunities are available with local health departments, community wellness programs, and agencies involved in international development.

Bachelor’s degree requirements

General requirements (50–52 credit hours)


(Grades of C or higher required.)

Humanities elective (6 credit hours)


(Only a course of 3 credits or more will apply.)

Natural and Physical Sciences (23 credit hours)


*(Include at least one course with a laboratory.)

Physical Sciences (11 credit hours)


Quantitative Studies (6-7 credit hours)


Integrative Human Ecology course (1 credit hour)


Unrestricted electives (36-40 credit hours)


Total credit hours required for graduation (120)