Nutrition

Course Overview

A major in Nutrition is designed for students who wish to pursue careers in various health-related fields. This major does not meet DPD requirements to earn verification to apply for dietetic internships.

  • In addition to preparing graduates for careers in clinical, management, community, or business/entrepreneurial nutrition settings, the nutrition major prepares students for graduate education programs and for careers in research and development, medical/nutritional sales, medicine, dentistry, optometry, pharmacy, physical therapy, and other allied health professions.
  • Courses include human nutrition, food science, food culture, community nutrition, food systems management, medical nutrition therapy, and nutrition research and are based on a solid science and math background, which includes general chemistry, organic chemistry, biochemistry, microbiology, physiology, psychology and elementary statistics.