Nutrition Science (BS)

Semester Display Effective Date: 
Fri, 2010-01-01
FRESHMAN YEAR
Fall Semester Credit   Spring Semester Credit

ALS 103 Intro Agri. & Life Sciences
BIO 181 Intro Bio: Ecol, Evol, Biodiversity
MA 121 Elements of Calculus or
  MA 131 Calculus for Life & Mgt Science
ENG 101 Academic Writing & Research
FS 201 Introduction to Food Science

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4
3

4
3

15

 

BIO 183 Intro Bio: Cellular & Molecular
PSY 200 Intro to Psychology
NTR 301 Introduction to Human Nutrition
GEP Social Science Req.*
GEP PE/Healthy Living Req.*

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3
3
3
1

14

 
SOPHOMORE YEAR
Fall Semester Credit   Spring Semester Credit

CH 101 Chemistry –A Molecular Science
CH 102 General Chemistry Laboratory
ST 311 Intro. to Statistics
GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives Req.*
GEP Humanities Req.*
Free/Minor Elective5

3
1
3
2-3
3
3

15-16

 

CH 221 Organic Chemistry I
CH 222 Organic Chemistry I Laboratory
Nutrition Elective1
Application Elective 2
GEP Interdisciplinary Pers. Req.*
NTR 390 Nutrition Seminar

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1
3
3
3
1

14

 
JUNIOR YEAR
Fall Semester Credit   Spring Semester Credit

CH 223 Organic Chemistry II
CH 224 Organic Chemistry II Laboratory
GN 311 Principles of Genetics
Nutrition Elective 1
Writing/Speaking Elective 3
GEP PE/Healthy Living Req. *

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1
4
3
3
1

15

 

BCH 351 or BCH 451
Nutrition Elective 1
Application Elective 2
Physiology Elective 4

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3
3

16

 
SENIOR YEAR
Fall Semester Credit   Spring Semester Credit

PY 211 College Physics I
MB 351 General Microbiology
MB 352 General Microbiology Lab
NTR 490 Exp. in Research, Service, Teaching
GEP Additional Breadth Req.*
Free/Minor Electives 5

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3
1
3
3
3

17

 

PY 212 College Physics II
CH 201 Chemistry: A Quantitative Science
CH 202 Quantitative Chemistry – Lab
GEP Humanities Req.*
Free/Minor Electives5

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3
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3

14

 
Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation*: 120
 
Footnotes:        
 

Major/Program Footnotes:

A grade of C- or better is required in the following courses:

BIO 181 Introductory Biology I
BIO 183 Introductory Biology II
CH 101 Chemistry – A Molecular Science
ENG 101 Academic Writing & Research
FS 201 Introduction to Food Science
NTR 301 Introduction to Human Nutrition
NTR 490 Experience in Teaching, Research, and Service
IDS 211 Eating Through American History
ANS/NTR/PO 415 Comparative Nutrition (3cr)
NTR 419 Human Nutrition and Chronic Disease (3cr)
NTR 420 Community Nutrition (3cr)
NTR 421 Life Cycle Nutrition (3cr)
NTR 554/ANS 454 Lactation, Milk and Nutrition (3cr)
NTR /FS 555 Exercise Nutrition (3cr)

Students should check with their adviser before electing to take any course with S/U grading if it is normally graded A,B,C,D,F.

1 Nutrition Electives (choose 12 hours from the following courses):

IDS 211 Eating Through American History
ANS/NTR/PO 415 Comparative Nutrition (3cr)
NTR/FS 401 Advanced Nutrition & Metabolism (3cr)
NTR 419 Human Nutrition and Chronic Disease (3cr)
NTR 420 Community Nutrition (3cr)
NTR 421 Life Cycle Nutrition (3cr)
NTR 554/ANS 454 Lactation, Milk and Nutrition (3cr)
NTR /FS 555 Exercise Nutrition (3cr)

2 Application Electives (choose 6 hours from the following courses with at least two different disciplines represented; courses with a † have a prerequisite):

AEE 230 Introduction to Cooperative Extension (3 cr)
AEE 325 Planning and Delivery of Non-Formal Education† (3 cr)
AEE 478 Extension as Non-Formal Education† (3 cr)
ARE 201 Introduction to Agricultural and Resource Economics (3cr)
BIO/PB 414 Cell Biology†  (3 Cr)
BIO 421 Advanced Human Anatomy & Physiology† (3 Cr)
BIO 426 Advanced Human Anatomy & Physiology Lab † (1 Cr)
BIO 424 Endocrinology † (3 Cr)
BIO 488 Neurobiology  † (3 Cr)
CS 224 Seeds, Biotechnology and Societies (3cr)
CS 230 Introduction to Agroecology (3 cr)
CS 430 Advanced Agroecology † (3 cr)
FS 330 Science of Food Preparation† (3cr)
FS 402 Chemistry of Food and Bioprocessed Materials† (4 cr)
FS 403 Analytical Techniques in Food & Bioprocessing Science † (4 cr)
FS 405 Food Microbiology† (3 cr)
FS 416 Quality Control in Food and Bioprocessing (3cr)
FS 421 Food Preservation† (3 cr)
PB 215 Medicinal Plants (3cr)
PB 360 Introduction to Ecology
STS 323 World Population and Food Prospects (3cr)
PRT 200 Leisure Behavior, Health and Wellness (3cr)
COM 332 Relational Communication† (3cr)
COM 362 Communication and Gender† (3cr)
COM 441 Ethical Issues in Communication† (3cr)
COM 466 Nonprofit Leadership and Development (3cr)
HI 380 History of Nonprofits, Philanthropy and Social Change † (3cr)
PHI/STS 325 Bio-Medical Ethics (3cr)
PHI 420 Global Justice† (3cr)
PS 203 Introduction to Nonprofits (3cr)
PS 231 Introduction to International Relations (3cr)
PS 236 Issues in Global Politics (3cr)
PS 312 Introduction to Public Administration (3cr)
PSY 311 Social Psychology† (3cr)
PSY 312 Applied Psychology† (3cr)
PSY 360 Community Psychology Principles and Practice † (3cr)
PSY 376 Developmental Psychology (3cr)
PSY 410 Learning and Motivation† (3cr)
PSY 420 Cognitive Processes† (3cr)
PSY 430 Biological Psychology † (3cr)
SOC 241 Sociology of Agriculture and Rural Society (3cr)
SOC 311 Community Relationships† (3cr)
SOC 342 International Development† (3cr)
SOC 351 Population and Planning† (3cr)
SOC 381 Sociology of Medicine† (3cr)
SOC 404 Families and Work† (3cr)
SOC 440 Social Change† (3cr)
WGS 200 Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies (3cr)

3 Writing and Speaking Elective (choose 1 of the following):

COM 110 Pubic Speaking
COM 112 Interpersonal Communication
ENG 333 Communication for Science and Research

4 Physiology Elective (choose one of the following courses):

BIO 212 Human Anatomy and Physiology (4cr)
BIO 250 Animal Anatomy and Physiology (4cr)
PEC 478 Principles of Sports Science (3cr)

5 Free/Minor Electives (take 9 credit hours)

These electives cannot be remedial nor can they be taken at an elementary level after you have taken comparable coursework at a more advanced level. They can be taken S/U unless they are being used to fulfill the requirements for a minor.

*General Education Program (GEP) requirements and GEP Footnotes:
To complete the requirements for graduation and the General Education Program, the following category credit hours and co-requisites must be satisfied. University approved GEP course lists for each of the following categories can be found at http://oucc.ncsu.edu/gep-courses

A. Mathematical Sciences (6 credit hours – one course with MA or ST prefix)
Choose from the University approved GEP Mathematical Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement:  MA 121 or 131;  ST 311
B. Natural Sciences (7 credit hours – include one laboratory course or course with a lab)
Choose from the University approved GEP Natural Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement:  BIO 181, 183; CH 101, 102,  201, 202, 221, 222, 223, 224; PY 211, 212
C. Humanities (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Humanities course list. Some courses on this list will also meet the U.S. Diversity or Global Knowledge co-requisites.
D. Social Sciences (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Social Sciences course list. Some courses on this list will also meet the U.S. Diversity or Global Knowledge co-requisites. The following course completed as part of the Major requirements will fulfill part of this GEP requirement:  PSY 200
E. Physical Education/Healthy Living (2 credit hours – at least one 100-level Fitness and Wellness Course)
Choose from the University approved GEP Physical Education/Healthy Living course list.
F. Additional Breadth  - (3 credit hours to be selected from the following checked University approved GEP course lists)
Humanities/Social Sciences/Visual and Performing Arts
Some courses on this list will also meet the U.S. Diversity or Global Knowledge co-requisites.
G. Interdisciplinary Perspectives (5-6 credit hours)
Choose from the University approved GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives course list. Some courses on this list will also meet the U.S. Diversity or Global Knowledge co-requisites.
H. Introduction to Writing (4 credit hours satisfied by completing ENG 101 with a C- or better )

The following Co-Requisites must be satisfied to complete the General Education Program requirements:
I. U.S. Diversity (USD)
Choose from the University approved GEP U.S. Diversity course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the U.S. Diversity (USD) co-requisite.
J. Global Knowledge (GK)
Choose from the University approved GEP Global Knowledge course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the Global Knowledge (GK) co-requisite.
K. Foreign Language proficiency - Proficiency at the FL_102 level is required for graduation.