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Courses for a Degree in Food, Nutrition and Health

In addition to a focus on food, nutrition and health courses, colleges typically require completion of courses and electives in each of the Arts, Math, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences areas. Below are some sample courses:

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