Oct 17, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Nutrition Sciences (BS)


Nutrition Sciences - Bachelor of Science (BS)

Please see the UNLV Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences web page at http://nutrition.unlv.edu/ for information about department programs, faculty and facilities. Degree worksheets and 4/5 year plan for the major are available at https://www.unlv.edu/degree/bs-nutrition-sciences.

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: 120-121 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


  •   - required for Dietetics and Sports Nutrition Concentrations
  •   or higher - required for Pre-Professional Concentration (NOT Math 132)

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


This general program allows students to meet all DPND requirements. This concentration allows students to choose Nutrition Sciences elective courses.

Total Credits: 120-121


Nutrition Sciences - Pre Professional Concentration


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


Total Credits: 120-121


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


Total Credits: 120-121