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Nutrition  undergraduate

 

Sample Curriculum

Year One - Fall Semester
Hours
ENG 101 (NFS)
SPC 101
BIOL 140 Human Biology (BLS)
PSYC 111 Psychology (BSS) *
CHEM 120a General, Org and Biol Chem (BPS*)
or CHEM 121a General Chemistry (BPS*)
CHEM 124a General, Org and Biol Chem Lab (*EL)
or CHEM 125a (*EL) General Chemistry Lab I
3
3
3
3
3-4


1

Total

16-17
Year One - Spring Semester
ENG 102
BIOL 250 Bacteriology
BIOL 240a Anatomy & Physiology 1*
SOC 111 (BSS & EUSC)
CHEM 120b General, Org and Biol Chem (BPS*)
or CHEM 121b General Chemistry (BPS*)
CHEM 124b General, Org and Biol Chem Lab (*EL)
or CHEM 125b General Chemistry Lab II *

3
3
4
3
3-4


1

Total
17-18
Year Two - Fall Semester
NUTR 205 Food Science (EH)
RA 101
Fine and Performing Arts (BFPA)
Elective
BIOL 240b Anatomy & Physiology 2*
3
3
3
3
4
Total
16
Year Two - Spring Semester
NUTR 210 Food & Culture (EH)
NUTR 250 Introduction to Human Nutrition
KIN 275 Introduction to Exercise Science
CHEM 241a Organic Chemistry 1*
QR 101
3
3
3
3
3
Total
15
Year Three - Fall Semester
NUTR 319 Nutrition Biochemistry
NUTR 327 Lifecycle Nutrition
KIN 211 Medical Terminology
BHUM
Elective
3
3
3
3
3
Total
15
Year Three - Spring Semester
NUTR 401 Nutrition Ed & Counseling
NUTR 355 Sports Nutrition and Supplements
BICS
IS Course
Elective
3
3
3
3
3
Total
15
Year Four - Fall Semester
NUTR 408 Food Service Management 1
NUTR 409 Large Quant Food Prep
NUTR 411 Intro Medical Nutrition Therapy
Elective
EGC
3
3
3
2
3
Total
14
Year Four - Spring Semester
NUTR 410 Food Service Management 2
NUTR 464 Senior Assign in Nutrition
KIN 412 Biology of CVD and Metabolic Disease
Elective
3
3
3
3
Total
12

The University requires students earning a B.S. degree to complete at least eight (8) courses in the sciences (life, physical or social) (*), including, as part of those eight courses, two (2) courses designated as labs (EL).

For Undergraduate Catalog Nutrition Course Descriptions, please visit our Course Descriptions web page.

Admission Requirements >>>

Nutrition
Faculty
Erik Kirk (Chair), Ph.D.,
2004, University of Kansas

Jennifer Zuercher, Ph.D., RD,
2009, University of North Carolina

Cynthia Inman, MS, RD,
1996, Texas A&M

Kathy Mora, Ph.D., RD,
2006, University of Arizona
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