Nutritional Science Major: Standard Program

Program Requirements

Nutritional Science Major: Standard Program

A minimum of 37 credits is required:

BIOL 150Biological Principles (with laboratory) (GT-SC1)4
BIOL 300Basic Nutrition3
ESS 185Lifetime Wellness3
MATH 140College Algebra (GT-MA1)3
NTR 490Senior Seminar in Nutrition2
Either:3-4
Introduction to Inorganic Chemistry (GT-SC2)
Or both:
General Chemistry I (GT-SC2)
and General Chemistry II
One of the following:3
Introduction to Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry
Exercise Biochemistry
Either:4-8
Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology (with Lab)
Or both:
Human Anatomy and Physiology I (with laboratory)
and Human Anatomy and Physiology II (with laboratory)
Four of the following:12-13
Community Nutrition
Nutritional Assessment
Nutrition Education and Counseling
Nutrition and Weight Management
Nutrition in the Lifecycle
Medical Nutrition Therapy (with laboratory)
Food Service Systems Management
Total Credits37-43
Plan of Study Grid
Year One
FallCredits
CHEM 111
General Chemistry I (GT-SC2)
or Introduction to Inorganic Chemistry (GT-SC2)
3
ENG 102 Academic Writing (GT-CO1) 3
ESS 185 Lifetime Wellness 3
Gen Ed General Education 3
HWTR 100 First Year Seminar 1
MATH 140 College Algebra (GT-MA1) 3
 Credits16
Spring
BIOL 150 Biological Principles (with laboratory) (GT-SC1) 4
CHEM 113 General Chemistry II 3
Gen Ed General Education 9
 Credits16
Year Two
Fall
COM 202 Academic Writing and Inquiry (GT-CO2) 3
Elective Elective, minor, or second major course 3
ESS 201
Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology (with Lab)
or Human Anatomy and Physiology I (with laboratory)
4
Gen Ed General Education 4
 Credits14
Spring
BIOL 373 Human Anatomy and Physiology II (with laboratory) 4
Elective Elective, minor, or second major course 6
Gen Ed General Education 6
 Credits16
Year Three
Fall
NTR 305 Community Nutrition 3
NTR 310 Nutritional Assessment 3
UD Elective Upper division elective, minor, or second major course 9
 Credits15
Spring
BIOL 300 Basic Nutrition 3
NTR 320 Nutrition Education and Counseling 3
UD Elective Upper division elective, minor, or second major course 9
 Credits15
Year Four
Fall
CHEM 231
Introduction to Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry
or Exercise Biochemistry
3
NTR 360 Nutrition and Weight Management 3
NTR 400 Nutrition in the Lifecycle 3
NTR 410 Medical Nutrition Therapy (with laboratory) 4
UD Elective Upper division elective, minor, or second major course 3
 Credits16
Spring
ESS 412
Exercise Biochemistry
or Introduction to Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry
3
NTR 490 Senior Seminar in Nutrition 2
NTR 420 Food Service Systems Management 3
UD Elective Upper Division elective, minor, or second major course 9
 Credits17
 Total Credits125