Degree Plan

Nutrition majors choose from one of three tracks listed below.

23 semester hours in required Nutrition courses

NUTR 2231: Principles of Food Preparation and NUTR 2131: Principles of Food Preparation Lab (must be taken during the same semester)
NUTR 2341: Introduction to Nutrition
NUTR 3342: Nutrition in the Life Cycle
NUTR 4335: Nutrition Education and Counseling
NUTR 4460: Community and World Nutrition
NUTR 4470: Human Nutrition and Metabolism
NUTR 4376: Medical Nutrition Therapy I

39 semester hours in required supporting disciplines

PSYC 1301: Introduction to Psychology or SOCI 1311: Introduction to Sociology
MATH 1304: College Algebra or higher
MATH 2303: Introduction to Probability and Statistics or PSYC 3381/SOCI 3381: Statistics for Behavioral Sciences
ECON 2301: Principles of Macroeconomics
COMM 2341: Business and Professional Communication
BIOL 1402: General Biology I for Majors and Laboratory
BIOL 2321: Anatomy and Physiology I
BIOL 2121: Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory I
BIOL 2322: Anatomy and Physiology II
BIOL 2122: Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory II
BIOL 2474/2474L: Introductory Microbiology and Lab or BIOL 3471/3471L: General Microbiology and Lab
CHEM 1301: Chemical Principles I and CHEM 1101: Chemical Principles I Laboratory
CHEM 1302: Chemical Principles II and CHEM 1102: Chemical Principles II Laboratory

Required courses for the B.S. in Nutrition plus 24-26 additional semester hours:

ACCT 2301: Accounting for Non-Business Majors
BMGT 3340: Management Theory and Practice
CHEM 2350: Survey of Organic Chemistry or CHEM 2311: Organic Chemistry I & CHEM 2312: Organic Chemistry II
CHEM 2150: Principles of Organic and Biochemistry Laboratory or CHEM 2111: Organic Chemistry Laboratory I
CHEM 3450: Survey of Biochemistry or CHEM 4351/BIOL 4351: Biochemistry & CHEM 4352/BIOL 4352: Biochemistry II
NUTR 1102: Introduction to Dietetics
NUTR 3325: Food Systems Management
NUTR 3134: Food Systems Management Laboratory
NUTR 3323: Food and Nutrition Services Management
NUTR 3332: Experimental Foods
NUTR 3310: Food Insecurity & Food Recovery
NUTR 4356: Nutrition and Human Performance
NUTR XXXX: A nutrition elective

Required courses for the B.S. in Nutrition plus 24-26 additional semester hours:

ACCT 2301: Accounting for Non-Business Majors
BMGT 3340: Management Theory and Practice
CHEM 2350: Survey of Organic Chemistry or CHEM 2311: Organic Chemistry I & CHEM 2312: Organic Chemistry II
CHEM 2150: Principles of Organic and Biochemistry Laboratory or CHEM 2111: Organic Chemistry Laboratory I
CHEM 3450: Survey of Biochemistry or CHEM 4351/BIOL 4351: Biochemistry I & CHEM 4352/BIOL 4352: Biochemistry II
NUTR 1102: Introduction to Dietetics
NUTR 3325: Food Systems Management
NUTR 3134: Food Systems Management Laboratory
NUTR 3323: Food and Nutrition Services Management
NUTR 3332: Experimental Foods
NUTR 4139: Nutrition Practicum or NUTR 3310 Food Insecurity & Food Recovery
NUTR 4100: Dietetics
NUTR 4477: Medical Nutrition Therapy II

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Required courses for the B.S. in Nutrition plus 30-31 additional semester hours:

CHEM 2311: Organic Chemistry I and CHEM 2111: Organic Chemistry Laboratory I
CHEM 2312: Organic Chemistry II and CHEM 2112: Organic Chemistry Laboratory II
CHEM 4351/BIOL 4351: Biochemistry I
CHEM 4251/BIOL 4352: Biochemistry II
MATH 1311: Precalculus or Math 2312: Calculus I
PHYS 2305: Physics I & PHYS 2105: Physics I Lab or PHYS 1301: General Physics I & PHYS 1101: General Physics I Lab
PHYS 2306: Physics II & PHYS 2106: Physics II Lab or PHYS 1302: General Physics II & PHYS 1102: General Physics II Lab
NUTR 4477: Medical Nutrition Therapy II
BIOL XXXX or CHEM XXXX or NUTR XXXX Upper division elective (3-4 semester hours)

Bachelor of Science in Nutrition - Food and Nutrition Track

UIW Core - Total Hours 43
Major - Total Hours 84-86
Degree - Total Hours 127-129

Fall
Fall Hrs.
ENGL 1311 Composition I 3
Foreign Language I 3
MATH 1304 College Algebra or higher 3
NUTR 1102 Introduction to Dietetics 1
PHIL 1381 Introduction to Philosophy 3
PSYC 1301 Introduction to Psychology or SOCI 1311 Introduction to Sociology 3
Total hours 16
Spring
Spring Hrs.
BIOL 1402 General Biology I & Lab 4
CHEM 1301/1101 Chemical Principles I and Lab 4
DWHP 1200 Dimensions of Wellness 3
ENGL 1312 Composition II 2
Foreign Language II 3
Total hours 16
Fall
Fall Hrs.
BIOL 2321/2121 Anatomy & Physiology I and Lab 4
CHEM 1302/1102 Chemical Principles II and Lab 4
HIST 1311, 1312, 1321, or 1322 3
NUTR 2231/2131 Principles of Food Preparation & Lab 3
NUTR 2341 Introduction to Nutrition 3
Total hours 17
Spring
Spring Hrs.
ACCT 2301 Accounting for Non-Business Majors or higher 3
BMGT 3340 Management Theory and Practice 3
BIOL 2322/2122 Anatomy & Physiology II and Lab 4
NUTR Elective or BIOL 2474 Intro. to Microbiology & Lab or BIOL 3471 General Microbiology & Lab* 2-4
ENGL 2310 World Literature 3
Total hours 15-17
Fall
Fall Hrs.
CHEM 2350/2150 Survey of Organic Chemistry & Principles of Organic and Biochemistry Lab 4
COMM 2341 Business & Professional Communications 3
MATH 2303 Intro. to Probability & Statistics or SOCI 3381 Statistics for Behavioral Sciences 3
NUTR 3325/3134 Food Systems Management & Lab 4
NUTR 3342 Nutrition in the Life Cycle 3
Total hours 17
Spring
Spring Hrs.
CHEM 3450 Survey of Biochemistry 4
ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
NUTR 4139 Nutrition Practicum (even years) or NUTR 3310 Food Insecurity & Food Recovery (odd years) 1-3
NUTR 3323 Food & Nutrition Services Management 3
NUTR 3332 Experimental Foods 1-3
Total hours 14-16
Fall
Fall Hrs.
NUTR 4376 Medical Nutrition Therapy I 3
NUTR 4460 Community & World Nutrition 4
NUTR 4470 Human Nutrition & Metabolism 4
Physical Activity 1
Religion 3
Total hours 15
Spring
Spring Hrs.
NUTR 4335 Nutrition Education & Counseling 3
NUTR 4356 Nutrition & Human Performance 3
NUTR Elective 2
Fine Arts 3
Religion or Philosophy 3
Total hours 14

Bachelor of Science in Nutrition - Nutrition and Dietetics Track

UIW Core - Total Hours 43
Major - Total Hours 84-86
Degree - Total Hours 127-129

Fall
Fall Hrs.
ENGL 1311 Composition I 3
Foreign Language I 3
MATH 1304 College Algebra or higher 3
NUTR 1102 Introduction to Dietetics 1
PHIL 1381 Introduction to Philosophy 3
PSYC 1301 Introduction to Psychology or
SOCI 1311 Introduction to Sociology
3
Total hours 16
Spring
Spring Hrs.
BIOL 1402 General Biology I and Lab 4
CHEM 1301/1101 Chemical Principles I and Lab 4
DWHP 1200 Dimensions of Wellness 3
ENGL 1312 Composition II 2
Foreign Language II 3
Total hours 16
Fall
Fall Hrs.
BIOL 2321/2121 Anatomy & Physiology I and Lab 4
CHEM 1302/1102 Chemical Principles II and Lab 4
HIST 1311, 1312, 1321, or 1322 3
NUTR 2231/2131 Principles of Food Preparation and Lab 3
NUTR 2341 Introduction to Nutrition 3
Total hours 17
Spring
Spring ** Hrs.
ACCT 2301 Accounting for Non-Business Majors or higher 3
BMGT 3340 Management Theory and Practice 3
BIOL 2322/2122 Anatomy & Physiology II and Lab 4
NUTR Elective or BIOL 2474 Intro. to Microbiology & Lab or BIOL 3471 General Microbiology & Lab* 2-4
ENGL 2310 World Literature 3
Total hours 15-17
Fall
Fall Hrs.
CHEM 2350/2150 Survey of Organic Chemistry & Principles of Organic and Biochemistry Lab 4
COMM 2341 Business & Professional Communications 3
MATH 2303 Intro. to Probability & Statistics or
SOCI 3381 Statistics for Behavioral Sciences
NUTR 3325/3134 Food Systems Management & Lab 4
NUTR 3342 Nutrition in the Life Cycle 3
Total hours 17
Spring
Spring Hrs.
CHEM 3450 Survey of Biochemistry 4
ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
NUTR 4139 Nutrition Practicum (even years) or NUTR 3310 Food Insecurity & Food Recovery (odd years) 1-3
NUTR 3323 Food & Nutrition Services Management 3
NUTR 3332 Experimental Foods 1-3
Total hours 14-16
Fall
Fall Hrs.
NUTR 4376 Medical Nutrition Therapy I 3
NUTR 4460 Community & World Nutrition 4
NUTR 4470 Human Nutrition & Metabolism 4
Physical Activity 1
Religion 3
Total hours 15
Spring
Spring Hrs.
NUTR 4335 Nutrition Education & Counseling 3
NUTR 4356 Nutrition & Human Performance 3
NUTR Elective 2
Fine Arts 3
Religion or Philosophy 3
Total hours 14

*Students interested in the DPD should take the DPD prerequisite BIOL 2474 or BIOL 3471 Microbiology & Lab.

**Apply to the DPD. Must have a minimum 2.8 DPD prerequisite GPA and minimum “C” in DPD prerequisite courses. DPD prerequisite courses are highlighted in yellow.

Nutrition Minor

Nutrition Minor Requirements:
  • NUTR 2341 plus 9 semester hours of other NUTR courses
  • 6 hours of which must be in upper-division courses (3000 and above)
Seminar, Practicum, and 1000-level courses do not meet the requirements for a minor.