Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Science
Nutritional Science provides the breadth of knowledge in nutrition, from basic sciences to research for nutrition. Graduates will get an understanding of the role of nutrition plays in disease prevention and promotion of health and get prepared to become productive professionals aiming at improving well-being and health of the community
- To provide knowledge, skills and professional values for a successful career in nutrition and potential entry into graduate education
- To prepare graduates who demonstrate commitment to community service, leadership, communication, research skills, knowledge as well as ethical values.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Explain scientific basis of human nutrition, nutritional requirements, nutritional epidemiology and research methods.
- Implement nutritional assessment, nutrient analysis of foods and dietary planning to promote health and in support of healthy individuals and communities
- Describe the food chain and its impact on food choices and practices in social and behavioral contexts.
- Demonstrate ethical behavior and values of professional conduct, according to good clinical practices.
- Formulate ideas and opinions concerning food and diet.
- Evaluate appropriate theories and methods (dietary, research, statistical) for health promotion, education and nutrition-related investigations.
- Effectively perform and interpret statistical analyses for decision-making purposes in the field of nutrition.
- Demonstrate the ability to work efficiently and effectively in group.
- Communicate effectively in oral and written forms with diverse audiences.
Required Credit Hours :
minimum 120 hours
General Education (Req. Ch:33)
Cluster 1: Skills for the Future (Req. Ch:15)
|Area 5: Quantitative Reasoning (3 hours
|MATH105||Calculus I 1||3|
1 : Also counts towards the Major
Cluster 2: The Human Community (Req. Ch:12)
Cluster 3: The Natural World (Req. Ch: 6)
|Area 1: Natural Sciences (6 hours
|BIOC100||Basic Biology I 2||3|
2 : Also counts towards the Major
|Free Electives (6 hours