Nutritional Sciences Major & Minor
Nutrition Option & Dietetics Option
CONSIDER ADDING A NUTRITIONAL SCIENCES MAJOR, MINOR OR SPORTS NUTRITION MINOR!
Two major options are offered.
Option 1- Dietetics: This option is often chosen by students who plan to pursue a career in the field of dietetics, mostly likely as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist.
Option 2 - Nutrition: This option has many of the same science foundation courses and core nutrition course requirements as the Dietetics option, but it offers flexibility in the course requirements and allows students to make choices to incorporate a specific emphasis into the degree.
Note: This is a chemistry intensive major
NUTRITION OPTION INFORMATION...
INCORPORATE HEALTH PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL PREREQUISITES INTO YOUR CUSTOM BUILT EMPHASIS!
Professional schools include:
- Naturopathic Medicine
- Occupational Therapy
- Physician Assistant
- Physical Therapy
- And many more...
WHAT CAN I DO WITH A NUTRITION DEGREE?
Dietetics option: The Dietetics option has been accredited by ACEND, the agency responsible for credentialing all undergraduate dietetic programs and dietetic internships in the U.S. with the intention of graduating students who are RD/DTR eligible. Students who pursue this option and begin an internship after graduation have opportunities to work in clinical nutrition, community nutrition, nutrition counseling, and food service management.
Nutrition option: The nutrition option can open the pathways to professional schools such as pharmacy, medical, dental, physician assistant and physical therapy programs. This option also allows students to go into the fields of food and nutrition management, public health nutrition, education and research, consultant/private practice, business and industry, international food organizations, and public policy/government.
The possibilities are endless with your nutrition degree!