Dietetics, Nutrition and Food Sciences B.S.

All students must meet the University Requirements.

All students must meet the College Requirements.

Major Requirements

Dietetics, Nutrition and Food Sciences Track

Analytic Sciences Core
BSAD 060Financial Accounting3
or CDAE 158 Personal and Family Finance
or BSAD 009 Personal Finance & Investing
Required Courses
NFS 034Servsafe Certification Course1
NFS 043Fundamentals of Nutrition3
NFS 044Survey of the Field1
NFS 053Basic Concepts of Foods3
NFS 054Basic Concepts of Foods Lab1
NFS 073D2:SU:Farm to Table: Food Sys3
NFS 143Nutrition in the Life Cycle3
NFS 203Food Microbiology3
NFS 213Food Microbiology Lab1
NFS 223Nutrition Educ & Counseling3
NFS 243Advanced Nutrition3
NFS 244Nutr in Hlth & Disease Prevntn3
NFS 250Foodservice Systems4
NFS 260Diet and Disease3
NFS 262Community Nutrition3
NFS 295 DNFS Senior Seminar1
BIOC 263Nutritional Biochemistry3
BSAD 120Leadership & Org Behavior3
HLTH 003Medical Terminology2
NFS 274Community Practicum1-3
Electives15-26
Category Two Diversity Requirement
ANTH 021 fulfills the Category Two Diversity requirement

Note: Students wishing to apply to Medical, Naturopathic, Chiropractic, Osteopathic, Dental or Graduate School should take: Chem 031 and Chem 141 (in place of  Chem 023 and Chem0 42), plus use electives to take Chem 032 and Chem 142, Biology 001 & 002, Physics 011 & 012, or 031 & 042 plus lab 021 & 022.  Math 019 & 020 or Math 021 & 022 are optional depending on the school.

Students planning to attend medical or graduate school should have biology (one year), chemistry (two years), and physics (one year). One year of calculus is also recommended.  

For more information about the University Approved Diversity requirement, see the Degree Requirements in the Academic Information section of the Catalogue.