BS Human Nutrition

Program Focus

The BS in Nutrition prepares students for further training and/or graduate studies in:

  • Nutrition
  • Dietetics
  • Public Health Nutrition
  • Medicine / Pre-med
  • Dentistry
  • Nursing
  • Allied Health Careers

Major (BS in Nutrition): 120 hours (required to graduate)

Required Nutrition Courses

Course Number Course Description Credits
NTRN 201 Nutrition 3
NTRN 342 Food Science 3
NTRN 342L Food Science Lab 2
NTRN 343 Dietary Patterns 3
NTRN 363 Human Nutrition I: Energy, Protein, Minerals 3
NTRN 364 Human Nutrition II: Vitamins 3
NTRN 397 SAGES Capstone Proposal Seminar 3
NTRN 398 SAGES Senior Capstone Experience

3

Total Credits   23

Three Nutrition Electives

*At 300 level

Course Number Course Description Credits
NTRN 300 Healthy Lifestyles as Preventive Medicine 3
NTRN 328 Child Nutrition, Development and Health 3
NTRN 338 Dietary Supplements 3
NTRN 341 Food as Medicine: How what we eat influences how we feel, think, and our health status 3
NTRN 351 Food Service Systems Management 3
NTRN 359 Diabetes Prevention and Management 3
NTRN 360 Clinical Assessment and Diagnosis 3
NTRN 361 Energy Dysregulation: From Obesity to Anorexia 3
NTRN 365 Nutrition for the Prevention and Management of Disease: Pathophysiology 4
NTRN 366 Nutrition for the Prevention and Management of Disease: Clinical Applications 3
NTRN 367 Nutrition Strategies and Wellness Programming 3
NTRN 371 Special Problems* 3
NTRN 388 Seminar in Sports Nutrition 3
NTRN 390 Undergraduate Research* 3

Additional Required Courses

Course Number Course Description Credits
CHEM 105 Principles of Chemistry I 3
CHEM 106 Principles of Chemistry II 3
CHEM 113 Principles of Chemistry Laboratory 2
CHEM 223 Introductory Organic Chemistry I (before NTRN 363) 3
BIOL 214 Genes, Evolution and Ecology 3
BIOL 216
or BIOL 340
& BIOL 346
Development and Physiology
Human Physiology
Human Anatomy
3
BIOL 216L Development and Physiology Lab 1
BIOC 307 Introduction to Biochemistry: From Molecules to Medical Science 4

One of the Following

Course Number Course Description Credits
ANTH 319 Introduction to Statistical Analysis in the Social Sciences 3
EPBI 431 Statistical Methods I 3
PSCL 282 Quantitative Methods in Psychology 3
STAT 201 Basic Statistics for Social and Life Sciences 3
  • Only one of these courses is permitted.
  • 400 level courses require instructor consent for undergraduates to enroll.
Total Units:    57

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