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Nutrition, Health & Society program

NUMBER OF HOURS: 120

The NUTRITION AND FOOD SCIENCES curriculum prepares students for careers in the health professions, specifically dietetics or medicine, or in the food industry. The concentration of NUTRITION, HEALTH & SOCIETY prepares students for a variety of careers in nutrition including, but not limited to nutrition education, the food industry, or scientific writing. This concentration does not prepare students for a career as a registered dietitian.

SCHOLASTIC REQUIREMENTS

Students must maintain a 2.0 GPA (Cumulative and LSU).

A student who fails to earn a 2.0 Semester GPA in each of two consecutive semesters (or one semester and a summer term) and whose Cumulative and LSU GPA is below 2.0 will be declared ineligible to continue in the College of Agriculture.

CRITICAL REQUIREMENTS

Theis curriculum shows how one may complete the curriculum in 4 years. CRITICAL REQUIREMENTS must be met by the indicated semester to be considered making minimal progress in their degree program..

  • Sem 1: "C" or better in ENGL 1001
  • Sem 2: CHEM 1201
  • Sem 3: NFS 1014, NFS 1110
  • Sem 4: BIOL 1011
  • Sem 5: ENGL 2000

NOTE: This page is offered as an aid for planning a course of study. The LSU General Catalog contains the official requirements for graduation. See the requirements for your program and catalog year for the specifics of the progress through your program. This page is updated for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Nutrition, Health & Society
TOTAL SEM. HRS. 120
Semester 1 Semester 2
CRITICAL: "C" or better in ENGL 1001 CRITICAL: CHEM 1201
3
ENGL 1001 - English Composition
4
NFS 1014 - Food Theory and Skills
3
BIOL 1201 - Biology for Science Majors I
3
CHEM 1202 - General Chemistry
1
BIOL 1208 - Biology Laboratory for Science Majors I
2
CHEM 1212 - General Chemistry Laboratory
5
MATH 1023 - College Algebra and Trigonometry
3
NFS 1110 - Introduction to Nutritional Sciences
3
CHEM 1201 - General Chemistry
3
Elective
15 = Total Semester Hours 15 = Total Semester Hours
 
Semester 3 Semester 4
CRITICAL: NFS 1014; NFS 1110 CRITICAL: BIOL 1011
3
BIOL 1011 - Microorganisms and Man
3
ENGL 2000 - English Composition
1
BIOL 1012 - Microorganisms and Man Laboratory
4
EXST 2201 - Introduction to Statistical Analysis
3
CHEM 2060 - Survey of Organic Chemistry
3
NFS 2000 - Fundamentals of Food Science
3
NFS 2112 - Human Lifecycle Nutrition
3
MC 2000 - Introduction to the Mass Media
3
KIN 1600 - Individual Wellness and Public Health
3
NFS 2110 - Methods of Nutritional Assessment
3
PHYC 2000 - Introduction to Physchology    
16 = Total Semester Hours 16 = Total Semester Hours
 
Semester 5 Semester 6
CRITICAL: ENGL 2000 CRITICAL: none listed
3
BIOL 2083 - The Elements of Biochemistry
3
CMST 2060 - Public Speaking
3
NFS 3000 - Food Safety
3
NFS 3114 - Food and Culture
2
NFS 4070 - Food Laws, Standards and Regulations
3
NFS 3116 - Community Nutrition
3
NFS 3110 - Nutrition Counseling and Education
3
General Education course - Social Sciences
3
KIN 2603 - Cunsumer Health
3
Elective
1
Elective    
15 = Total Semester Hours 15 = Total Semester Hours
 
Semester 7 Semester 8
CRITICAL: none listed CRITICAL: none listed
1
NFS 4021 - Contemporary Topics in Nutrition
3
KIN 4606 - Introduction to Health Promotion
3
MGT 3200 - Principles of Management
6
1General Education course - Humanities
3
General Education course - Arts
1
Elective
9
Electives    
16 = Total Semester Hours 12 = Total Semester Hours
 

1General Education Humanities: three hours chosen from a 2000-level literature course on the General Education list and three hours chosen from any course on the General Education Humanities list.


For More Information on any of our programs, Contact:

Food Science:
Dr. Joan M. King (jking@agcenter.lsu.edu)

Dietetics or Nutrition:
Dr. Carol O'Neil (ceoneil@agcenter.lsu.edu)
Dr. Georgianna Tuuri (gtuuri@agcenter.lsu.edu )

Undergraduate program:
Dr. Georgianna Tuuri, (GTuuri@agcenter.lsu.edu) Undergraduate program

Graduate program:
Dr. Marlene Janes, (mjanes@agcenter.lsu.edu) Graduate program

revised: 21-Aug-2017 12:36