Dietetics, Nutrition and Food Sciences B.S.

June 16, 2021 Note: This major will no longer be offered. New applicants interested in fulfilling the requirements to be a Registered Dietitian should consider the Dietetics Concentration of the Nutrition and Food Sciences major.

All students must meet the University Requirements.

All students must meet the College Requirements.

Major Requirements

BSAD 060Financial Accounting3
or CDAE 158 Personal Financial Literacy
or BSAD 009 Personal Finance & Investing
NFS 034Servsafe Certification Course1
NFS 043Fundamentals of Nutrition3
NFS 044Survey of the Field1
NFS 053Basic Concepts of Foods0 or 3
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 274Community Practicum1-3
NFS 286NFS Senior Seminar1
BIOC 263Nutritional Biochemistry3
BSAD 120Leadership & Org Behavior3
HLTH 003Medical Terminology2
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 CHEM 042), plus use electives to take CHEM 032 and CHEM 142, BIOL 001 & BIOL 002, PHYS 011 & PHYS 012 or equivalent, plus lab PHYS 021 & PHYS 022MATH 019 & MATH 020 or MATH 021 & MATH 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.