Texas Tech University

Nutritional Sciences

Bachelor of Science in Nutrition: Emphasis on Pre-Professional Health Careers

Overview of the Degree

This degree requires a strong science background supported with courses in chemistry, biochemistry, human anatomy and physiology, and food microbiology/sanitation and safety. Students will study food preparation, science of nutrition, nutrition in the life cycle, medical nutrition therapy, community nutrition, and experimental methods in food preparation. Depending on your post-graduate plans, your degree plan may vary to ensure you have completed all courses required for entrance into your chosen post-graduate program. Transfers into this program must have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Students may visit with their academic Adviser for details.

This option offers an academic path for individuals interested in medicine, optometry, pharmacy, dental, physical therapy, physician assistant and other allied health options.

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