Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Sciences and Dietetics
Emphasis on Health & Wellness
This degree track is designed for those students interested in combining their love for nutrition and physical activity. As a student in nutrition, you will study food preparation, science of nutrition, nutrition in the life cycle, sports nutrition, nutrition education, nutrition and chronic disease, community nutrition, emerging issues in nutrition and experimental methods in food preparation. The degree includes a minor in Exercise, Sports Science, which includes courses in human anatomy and physiology, gender issues in sports, exercise physiology, exercise and sports psychology, management in exercise and health promotion and applied exercise physiology.
Employment opportunities from this degree are more diverse. Potential jobs would be in corporate wellness, sales-Pharmaceuticals and nutritional formulas, gym management, personal trainer, AgriLife Extension Service, government programs (ex: Women, Infant, and Children), and various food companies.