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FIRST YEAR SEMINAR (3 credits)
Freshmen are required to successfully complete First-Year Seminar (UNIV 1000) in the first semester at NSU.

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS (30 credits)
Students are required to complete 30 credit hours as part of the General Education Program.

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS (42 credits)

  • BSHN 1200 - Nutrition for the Health Professions (3 Credits)
  • BSHN 1300 - Careers in Nutrition (3 Credits)
  • BSHN 1400 - Nutrition Seminar (3 Credits)
  • BSHN 2000 - Principles of Wellness (3 Credits)
  • BSHN 2100 - Food and Culture (3 Credits)
  • BSHN 2300 - Nutrition Education, Counseling & Communication (3 Credits)
  • BSHN 2400 - Community Nutrition (3 Credits)
  • BSHN 2500 - Introduction to Food Service (3 Credits)
  • BSHN 3000 - Lifespan Nutrition (3 Credits)
  • BSHN 3100 - Nutrition Advocacy & Public Policy (3 Credits)
  • BSHN 3200 - Exploring Nutrition Research (3 Credits)
  • BSHN 4000 - Nutrition at the Cellular Level (3 Credits)
  • BSHN 4100 - Principles of Medical Nutrition Therapy (3 Credits)
  • BSHN 4200 - Human Function & Nutrition (3 Credits)

MAJOR ELECTIVES (15 credits - Choose 5)

  • BSHN 3300 - Global Nutrition (3 Credits)
  • BSHN 3400 - Plant-Based Nutrition (3 Credits)
  • BSHN 3500 - Interprofessional Models of Nutrition Care (3 Credits)
  • BSHN 3600 - Nutritional Implications for Special Populations (3 Credits)
  • BSHN 4300 - Nutritional Science and Academic Writing (3 Credits)
  • BSHN 4400 - Directed Individual Study (3 Credits)
  • BSHN 4900 - Global Outreach and Applied Learning (3 Credits)
  • BSHN 4901 - Domestic Outreach and Applied Learning (3 Credits)

GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVES (30 credits)
30 elective credit hours make up the balance of the degree program.

Curriculum Guide

Human Nutrition Minor

KPCOM’s Human Nutrition Minor provides curriculum in areas relevant to public health, social and behavioral health sciences, and community health. The interprofessional experiences of KPCOM faculty offer students a realistic look into the benefits, rewards, and challenges of public health.

Human Nutrition Minor - Requirements (18 Credits)

BSHN 1200 Nutrition in the Health Professions
BSHN 2300 Nutrition Education, Counseling, and Communication
BSHN 2000 Principles Of Wellness
BSHN 3000 Life Span Nutrition

Select 6 additional credits from any of the Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition Electives courses.

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