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Curriculum in Nutritional Science

Administered by the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition.

Cr. Degree Requirements*
12.5 Interpersonal and public communication skills
Engl 150, 250; Lib 160; ComSt 214 or Sp Cm 212; Engl 314
7-12 Mathematical sciences
Math 160, 165-166, or 181-182 Calculus (2 semesters recommended); Stat 101 or 104
24 Physical sciences
Chem 177, 177L, 178, 331, 331L, 332, 332L; Phys 111, 112
26-27 Biological sciences
Biol 211, 211L, 212, 212L, 313, 314, 255, 255L, 335; Micro 201 or 302; Micro 201L or 302L
15 Humanities and social sciences, and ethics
FS HN 342; select 6 crs. of humanities courses; select 3 crs. of social science courses; select 3 additional crs. of humanities or social sciences courses
33-34 Food science and human nutrition
FS HN 110, 167, 203, 214 or 311, 261, 360, 361, 362, 461, 480; select at least 9 additional credits from FS HN 265, 403, 412, 419 or 519, 463, 464, 466, 490C 499, 575; Nutrs 501, 502, 562, 565
0-3 Electives
120.5 Total credits

*Additional degree requirements: Students must fulfill international perspectives and U.S. diversity requirements by selecting coursework from approved lists.

Concurrent B.S. and M.S. Program:

Well qualified students in Nuritional Science who are interested in graduate study may apply for concurrent enrollment in the Graduate College to simultaneously pursue both a bachelor of science in Nutritional Science and a master of science degree in Nutritional Sciences. For more information, refer to http://www.fshn.hs.iastate.edu/.