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  Nov 21, 2017
2015-2016 Undergraduate Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nutrition Science, BS

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Tanya Horacek, 315-443-2386

The B.S. degree program in nutrition science emphasizes the biological and physical sciences. In addition to food science, nutrition in health, medical nutrition therapy, and advanced nutrition, studies include work in general and organic chemistry, biology, physiology, and biochemistry.


Social or behavioral sciences 6 credits

Humanities 6 credits OR Foreign Language 8 credits

Note: all 8 credits of foreign language must be in one language

Nutrition electives 20 credits

Electives to complete 124 degree applicable credits

Degree Requirements

Degree requires a 3 credit Writing Intensive course and 3 credits of Critical Reflections.

The Writing Intensive and critical reflections courses may meet a Humanities, Social Science, or elective requirement. Note that some courses may satisfy both the writing intensive and critical reflections requirement -For a listing of writing intensive and critical reflection courses, please consult the Liberal Arts Core Guidebook.

Additional Information

In addition to above requirements, pre-med students are required to complete additional courses in physics and mathematics according to the recommendations of the Health Professions Advisory Program.

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