Human Nutritional Sciences, B.S.
Bachelor of Science Degree Requirements
Human Nutritional Sciences
1. Major Requirements (50 units) and Additional Requirements (28 units)
Career Specialty Emphasis (22 units)
In consultation with assigned faculty advisor, each student is required to select one area of electives to match his or her career goals. Career specialties include the following:
- Dietetics:COUN 174, FSM 131, FSM 133, NUTR 149, NUTR 156, NUTR 157, NUTR 175; additional courses approved by advisor.
- Nutritional Science:FSC 115, NUTR 162T (3 units), NUTR 180 (3 units), PH 109, PH 135, PHYS 10, additional courses approved by advisor.
2. General Education requirements (49 units)
3. Other requirements (9 units)
American Government and Institutions (PLSI 2), Multicultural and International (MI), and Upper-division writing. Human Nutrition Sciences majors are exempt from the MI requirement.
4. Sufficient elective units to meet required total units (varies)
5. Total units (120)*
* This total indicates that 13 units for CHEM 3A [GE Area B1], MATH 11 [GE Area B4], NUTR 53 [GE Area E1], and PSYCH 10 [GE Area D2] are used to satisfy the General Education requirements. The writing requirement may be met by taking the upper-division writing exam. See advisor for details.
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