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Nutrition Science (BS)


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Nutrition Science - Bachelor of Science (BS)

Please see the UNLV Department of Nutrition Science web page at http://nutrition.unlv.edu/ for information about department programs, faculty and facilities.

Please see advising information at The Division of Health Sciences Academic Advising Center at http://www.unlv.edu/healthsciences.

 Accreditation

Institution - Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities www.nwccu.org

Learning Outcomes

  1. The program will prepare graduates for a dietetics career utilizing the knowledge and skills gained during the DPD.
  2. Recruit and retain a diverse population of students.
  3. Provide mentoring opportunities to foster participation in various educational and professional activities.
  4. Provide students with the opportunity to work with a diverse population.

University Graduation Requirements

Nutrition Science Degree Requirements - Total: 120 Credits


General Education Requirements - Subtotal: 36-37 Credits


First-Year Seminar - Credits: 2-3


English Composition - Credits: 6


Second-Year Seminar - Credits: 3


Constitutions - Credits: 4


Mathematics - Credits: 3


Distribution Requirement - Credits: 18


Please see Distribution Requirements  for more information.

  • Humanities and Fine Arts - Credits: 9
    • Two courses from two different areas - 6 credits
    • One  course in Fine Arts - 3 credits
  • Social Science - Credits: 9
    • One course each from three different fields
  • Life and Physical Sciences and Analytical Thinking 
    • Automatically satisfied by Major requirements

Multicultural and International


These courses may overlap with general education and major requirements.  A single course may not meet the multicultural and international requirements simultaneously. For the list of approved multicultural and international courses, go to: http://facultysenate.unlv.edu/students

Major Requirement - BS in Nutrition Science - Dietetics - Subtotal: 84 Credits


Electives - Credits: 6


Total Credits: 120


Nutrition Sciences - Pre Professional Concentration


Major Requirement - BS in Nutrition Science - Pre Professional Concentration - Subtotal: 84 Credits


Electives - Credits: 4


Total Credits: 120


Electives - Credits: 6


Total Credits: 120


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