Majors and Programs

College of Human Sciences: Nutritional Science - H SCI

When you major in nutritional science you will look at the connection between diet and health; effects of various nutrients in the cause, treatment, and prevention of many diseases; and maintenance of normal health, growth, and development. As a nutritional science major you will select either the pre-health professional and research option or the nutrition and wellness option. The pre-health professional and research option will provide a strong science and nutrition education, preparing you for graduate school, research, or professional programs such as medical, pharmaceutical, or dental schools. The nutrition and wellness option will provide education about the role of nutrition and healthy eating for disease prevention and wellness, preparing you for a career in community nutrition, public health, or related programs.

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