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Human Nutrition & Foods

Fruits and vegetables surrounded by tape measure This nationally accredited, four-year program prepares students for a variety of careers in the nutrition and dietetics fields, or professional school programs. The program curriculum features courses such as food science, chemistry, physiology, nutrition, and microbiology.

Fast Facts


The program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics.

Find your focus

Complement your major with a minor in food science and technology or food service production.


As a pre-professional program, the program provides a solid foundation for graduate or professional school.



  • Dietitian
  • Food service management
  • Community health education
  • K-12 nutrition

Course Schedule

Freshman Year

Suggested Plan of Study

Fall Spring
WVUE 191 – First Year Seminar
PSYC 101 – Introduction to Psychology
HN&F 171 – Introduction to Human Nutrition and Foods
ENGL 101 – Introduction to Composition and Rhetoric
BIOL 101 and 103 – General Biology
BIOL 102 and 104 – General Biology
PLSC 105 – Plants and People, Past and Present
MATH 128 – Plane Trigonometry
Select ONE:
MATH 126A – College Algebra (5-Day)
MATH 126B – College Algebra (4-Day)

For full suggested course schedule, class descriptions and more information on General Education Foundations (GEF) see the course catalog.



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