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2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog 
2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Public Health Nutrition (B.S.)

The public health nutrition 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 (65–67 credit hours)

Unrestricted electives (23-25 credit hours)

Total hours required for graduation (124)