Plan of work

Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Food Science

This sample plan of work represents one path to degree completion and does not guarantee graduation by the proposed timeline subject to student performance and class availability. Students are advised to meet with their advisor to develop an individualized plan of work.

First-year, semester 1

Course # Title Credits
BIO 1510 Basic Life Mechanisms 4
ENG 1020 Introductory College Writing (BC) 3
MAT 1050 Algebra With Trigonometry 5
NFS 2030 Nutrition & Health 3
Total 15

First-year, semester 2

Course # Title Credits
CHM 1220 General Chemistry  4
CHM 1230 General Chemistry Lab 1
BIO 2200 Intro Microbiology 5
MAT 1800 Elementary Functions 4
  Intermediate Composition (IC) 3
  Critical Thinking (CT) 3
Total 20

 

Sophmore, semester 1

Course # Title Credits
NFS 2130 Intro Food Science  3
NFS 2140 Intro Food Science Lab 1
CHM 1240 Organic Chemistry I 4
CHM 1250 Organic Chemistry I Lab 1
  Oral Communication (OC) 3
  Quantitative Experience (QE) 3
Total 15

Sophmore, semester 2

Course # Title Credits
NFS 3230  Human Nutrition  3
NFS 2220 Human Nutrition Lab 1
CHM 2220 Organic Chemistry II 4
CHM 2230 Organic Chemistry II Lab 1
BIO 2870 Anatomy & Physiology 5
  Civilizations and Societies (CS) 4
Total 18

 

Junior, semester 1

Course # Title Credits
NFS 4230 Macronutrient Metabolism (fall only) 3
PHYS 2130 General Physics I 4
PHYS 2131 General Physics I Lab 1
STA 1020 Elementary Statistics 3
  Foreign Language I 4
  Cultural Inquiry (CI) 3
Total 18

Junior, semester 2

Course # Title Credits
NFS 4231 Human Nutrition: Micronutrients (winter only) 3
PHYS 2140 General Physics II 4
PHYS 2141 General Physics II Lab 1
NFS 5130 Food Chemistry (winter only) 3
  Foreign Language II 4
Total 15

 

Senior, semester 1

Course # Title Credits
NFS 5140 Lab Techniques (Writing Intensive) (fall only) 3
NFS 4160 Food Laws & Regulations (fall, spring/summer) 3
NFS 6850 Controversial Issues (fall only) 2
  Civic Literacy (CIV) 3
  Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) 3
Total 14

Senior, semester 2

Course # Title Credits
NFS 5250 Nutrition & Disease (winter, spring/summer online) 4
  Elective 3
  Global Learning Inquiry (GL) 3
     
     
Total 14