May 11, 2021  
2012-13 NSU Undergraduate Catalog 
2012-13 NSU Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Human and Family Sciences B.S. - Dietetics/Nutrition Option - Major Code 8410 (8406)

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Human and Family Sciences uses an integrative approach to the relationships among individuals, families, and communities and the environments in which they function. The program offers degrees in Human and Family Sciences. The program offers interdisciplinary courses available to students majoring in other fields.

The program uses an interdisciplinary approach to areas in the fields of HUMAN SCIENCES, DIETETICS/NUTRITION, and EARLY CARE. Courses in fields such as business, science, sociology, psychology and education are selected to supplement the option listed above. Contact the program coordinator for the on line degree requirements. An internship which provides on-the-job training in the option is also offered.

This program leads to the Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Human and Family Sciences with an option in General Human and Family Sciences, Early Care or Dietetics.

Dietetics Support Courses - to meet American Dietetic Association requirements

May be used to meet general education or minor requirements or electives.

20 required hours

Other Requirements for Program

HFS majors must take HFS 1653, Basic Nutrition; BIOL 1123 and BIOL 1131 or BIOL 1114; CHEM 1123 and CHEM 1131; and PSYC 1113 or SOC 1113.


The College of Science and Health Professions does not offer a minor in Dietetics.

It is highly recommended that dietetics majors take the directed Business minor which consists of:  (consult advisor)  However, students may choose any minor.

Policies of the College of Science and Health Professions

ENGLISH PROFICIENCY: English proficiency is a graduation requirement. Components I and II of English proficiency should be met with grades of “C” or better prior to the completion of 60 credit hours.
UPPER DIVISION CREDIT: Total hours must include at least 40 hours of credit in courses numbered 3000 and above.
LIBERAL ARTS & SCIENCES: At least 55 semester credit hours are required in the liberal arts and sciences for a BS/BSED degree and 40 credit hours of liberal arts and science courses are required for a specialty degree (BSN).   Liberal Arts and Science courses are designated by a “#” after the course title.


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