Nutritional Sciences Major

The Nutritional Sciences curriculum is designed for preprofessional students who plan to enter health-related professional schools or graduate school. The curriculum develops a strong, broad background in biology, chemistry, and math. Its requirements closely match the prerequisites for most professional schools, and it provides a background in nutrition that is an asset for any health profession. It also provides an excellent foundation for graduate study in nutrition, health, and other science fields.

Graduates from this curriculum have entered medical, dental, pharmacy, osteopathic, podiatry, optometry, chiropractic, physician assistant, veterinary and other professional programs. Research-oriented students have entered graduate programs in nutrition or biochemistry. Other career opportunities include pharmaceutical sales, extension nutrition education, nutrition policy development, and employment with government agencies.