Human Nutrition Concentration

This program of study provides the background for students who plan to pursue careers in nutrition and related health sciences. This concentration focuses on the field of human nutrition and reflects the growing need to prepare individuals for careers in health and nutrition. For students who expect to pursue advanced degrees in nutritional sciences or professional degrees in medicine, dentistry or law, the human nutrition concentration may be chosen. The concentration emphasizes a strong science background and allows students to obtain a strong human nutrition preparation that is not available elsewhere on campus. For those interested in practicing nutrition or nutrition counseling, please see Dietetics. The total number of hours required for graduation is 126.

Other Natural Science and Technology Required
CHEM 232Elementary Organic Chemistry I4
CHEM 233Elementary Organic Chem Lab I2
MCB 244
MCB 245
Human Anatomy & Physiology I
and Human Anat & Physiol Lab I
5
MCB 246
MCB 247
Human Anatomy & Physiology II
and Human Anat & Physiol Lab II
5
MCB 450Introductory Biochemistry3
Human Nutrition Required
ACE 161Microcomputer Applications3
FSHN 101Intro Food Science & Nutrition3
FSHN 220Principles of Nutrition4
FSHN 420Nutritional Aspects of Disease3
FSHN 426Biochemical Nutrition I3
FSHN 427Biochemical Nutrition II3
Select a minimum of two courses from the following list of Restricted Electives:6
Sensory Evaluation of Foods
Nutrition and the Life Cycle
Communication in Nutrition
Business Etiquette
Hospitality Purchasing
Food Service Sanitation
Undergraduate Seminar
Food Chemistry
Food Analysis
Pediatric Clinical Nutrition
Food Marketing
Community Nutrition
Nutrition Assessment & Therapy
Applied Statistical Methods I
Food Processing Engineering
Food Processing I
Principles of Food Technology
Food & Industrial Microbiology
Basic Toxicology
Science electives: A minimum of two science courses, approved by the advisor. Courses cannot be used to fulfill other requirements.6