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Courses for a Degree in Food, Nutrition and Health

Food, nutrition and health focuses on how food and nutrition impact human health.

For this major you’ll take lots of food, nutrition and health classes. But you’ll also need to take classes in the arts, science, math, and social sciences to earn your bachelor’s degree. These extra courses help make sure that you graduate from college with all of the skills you’ll need to prepare for a successful career in food, nutrition and health.

Here are some of the courses you might take to earn a degree in food, nutrition and health:

Food, Nutrition and Health Development Courses:

  • Introduction to Dietetic Profession
  • Fundamentals of Nutrition
  • Principles of Food - Laboratory
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Nutrition Assessment
  • Culinary Nutrition
  • Culinary Nutrition - Lab
  • Human Nutrition
  • Nutrition Education and Counseling
  • Quantity Foods
  • Research Methods
  • Research Methods - Lab
  • Lifecycle Nutrition
  • Community Nutrition
  • Medical Nutrition
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy
  • Culinary Perspectives on Foods
  • Recipe Modification

General Curriculum Requirements

  • Arts Courses: Art, History, Languages, Literature, Music
  • Math Courses: Algebra, Calculus, Computer Science, Logic, Statistics
  • Natural Sciences Courses: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics
  • Social Sciences Courses: Anthropology, Economics, Government, Psychology, Sociology