Nutrition & Health Sciences: Nutrition Science Option

Program Description:
This program is designed for students who wish to combine an emphasis in nutrition with a strong science background. This major provides an appropriate vehicle for premedical, predental, nursing, physical therapy, and laboratory technology majors who may be able to obtain a degree in nutrition and simultaneously meet entrance requirements for a professional program. It is also a suitable avenue for students interested in nutrition research and graduate study since it provides an opportunity to emphasize the basic sciences.

Snapshot of the Coursework:
-Human Nutrition and Metabolism
-Nutrition Through the Life Cycle
-Nutrition and Fitness Communication Strategies
-Human Physiology
-Human Anatomy
-Organic Chemistry
-Health Information: Science, Media, and the Consumer
-Medical Nutrition Therapy I & II
-Biochemistry I: Structure and Metabolism

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