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Students within the Neurological Muscular Research Lab

Nutrition Science students enjoy exciting curriculum themes to help prepare them for any profession in health care or beyond. These topics include:

  • Introduction to research
  • Nutrient metabolism
  • Nutrition critical thinking
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy

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The BS degree in Nutrition Science requires the completion of a minimum of 120 credits which includes 60 credits prior to admission and 60 credits of required courses taken within the program. The usual time required to complete the program after admission to the junior year is two years. The program curriculum is as follows:

Junior Year - Fall Term

Credits: 16

Junior Year - Spring Term

  • ELECTIVE, 3 credits

Credits: 14

Senior Year - Fall Term

  • ELECTIVES, 3 credits

Credits: 15

Senior Year - Spring Term

Writing Intensive Course, 3 credits - ENGCMP 0400, ENGCMP 0450, ENGCMP 0530, or ENGCMP 0535 are recommended.

  • ELECTIVE, 5 credits

Credits: 15

Total Program Credits: 60

Total Degree Credits: 120

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