Nutrition Science

College: Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions
Degrees: B.S.
See Also: Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions

The Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions offers a Bachelor of Science degree in nutrition science. The program: provides a strong foundation for those interested in positions in applied sciences or for those pursuing pre-professional (medical, dental, occupational therapy, speech pathology, and dietetics) studies. After completing the core requirements, students take courses in physiology, and nutrition (required for the major) and may take additional courses in biology, biochemistry, chemistry, and physics.

Admission to the nutrition sciences program requires completion of prerequisite courses and a submission of a information form to the department. Information forms must be submitted to the Office of Academic Assistance by March 1. Students must have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 and a science GPA of 2.5 to register for 3000 and 4000 level nutrition courses. Any grade below a C is not acceptable toward the degree. A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 is required to receive the degree.

Academic Guide

This is a suggested 4-year schedule of courses for students to follow, including milestones that should be met each year.

B.S. in Nutrition Science