Apr 21, 2021
Program Learning Outcomes
- Students will use appropriate tools to carry out investigations in nutrition courses.
- Students will demonstrate effective and professional oral and written communication and use of current information technologies when communicating with individuals, groups, and the public.
- Students will demonstrate an understanding of nutrition, its language, history, findings, and applications.
- Students will synthesize new knowledge from scientific literature; students will demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of the following:
- the scientific method.
- reading, understanding, and critiquing peer-reviewed literature.
- All courses must be passed with a “C” (2.0) or better to be counted in the major.
- Courses over 10 years old will not be accepted in the major.
- Some courses are only taught one semester per year. Students are strongly encouraged to consult their advisor before selecting coursework, including electives.
The Department of Agriculture and Nutrition Science strongly recommends that students complete the following courses as part of their General Education , as they are prerequisites for required major courses and/or requirements for graduation. Students who do not complete these courses as part of General Education can potentially add additional credits and time to their degree. These courses may or may not need to be taken before starting any major courses; consult a Student Success Advisor for details.
* Note: Students who are not prepared for this math course may need additional math credits/preparation. Please consult your Student Success Advisor for more information.
General Education Requirement (30-35 Credits)
See General Education for course options.
- Core Course Requirements (12-15 Credits)
- Knowledge Area Requirements (16-20 Credits)
Please note: All students must complete a minimum of 30 credits between the Core and Knowledge Area requirements.
Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree Requirement (12 Credits*)
- Bachelor of Science Degree - Math or Science minimum requirement 12 Credits
* Note: A portion of the B.S. requirements may be met by fulfilling the General Education Core and Knowledge Areas. Because of this, these credits are typically not counted in the degree total at the bottom of page. Some students majoring in non-science fields may need additional math/science courses to reach the minimum 12 credits. Consult your Student Success Advisor for details.
Human Nutrition - Pre-Dietetics Curriculum Summary (50 Credits)
Human Nutrition Core (30 Credits)
Pre-Dietetics Emphasis (9 Credits)
Restricted Elective Courses (11 Credits)
Select a minimum of 11 credits from the following:
Free Electives (26-41 Credits)
Total elective credit is determined by General Education courses taken, degree type selected, additional credits earned, and any additional math or other prerequisite courses needed. For a bachelor’s degree, students must earn a minimum of 40 upper-division credits (courses numbered 3000-4999). Students may need to select additional upper-division courses not included in their major requirements in order to reach this minimum. Please consult your Student Success Advisor for details.
Total Credits, B.S. Degree: 120