The B.S. in Human Nutrition and Foods (Nutritional Sciences Track) is a pre-professional degree plan designated to meet the requirements for pre-med, dental, optometry, pharmacy, and other post-graduate programs in the health care arena. Students completing the degree will have an in-depth knowledge of the science of nutrition and a solid foundation in applied science.
The B.S. in Human Nutrition and Foods (Nutritional Sciences Track) is not a pathway to become a Registered Dietitian (RD). Students wishing to pursue the RD credential must complete the B.S. in Human Nutrition and Foods (ACEND Accredited Track).
All students wishing to gain admittance to the Nutritional Sciences track of the Human Nutrition and Foods B.S. will have to apply for admission upon reaching Junior status and a cumulative Grade Point Average of 3.0.