Nutrition Science (BS): Applied Nutrition (11NTSBS-11NTSAN)

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
LSC 101 Critical Creative
Thinking Life Sci
2 BIO 183 Intro Bio: Cellular & Molecular 4
LSC 103 Exploring Opportunties Life Sci 1 NTR 301 Introduction to Human Nutrition 3
BIO 181 Intro Bio: Ecol, Evol, Biodiversity 4 ENG 101 Academic Writing Research 4
CH 101 Chemistry-A Molecular Science 3 PSY 200 Intro to Psychology 3
CH 102 General Chemistry Lab 1
MA 121 Elements of Calculus or
MA 131 Calculus for Life & Mgt Science
3
GEP PE/Healthy Living Req.* 1
15 14

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
CH 220 Intro Organic Chemistry 4 CH 201 Chemistry: A Quant Science 3
ST 311 Introduction to Statistics 3 CH 202 Quant Chem Lab 1
NTR 302 Intro Nutr Res Comm Careers 3 FS 201 Intro to Food Science 3
GEP Humanities Requirement* 3 Nutrition Elective1 3
Free/Minor Elective5 3 Application Elective 2 3
GEP Interdisciplinary Pers. Req.* 3
16 16

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
NTR 401 Advanced Human
Nutrition and Metabolism
3 GN 311 Principles of Genetics 4
Physiology Elective4 4 Restricted Nutrition Elective 3
Nutrition Elective1 3 Application  Elective2 3
Writing/Speaking Elective 3 3 GEP PE/Healthy Living Req.* 1
Free/Minor Elective5 3 GEP Additional Breadth Req* 3
16 14

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
MB 351 General Microbiology 3 NTR 490 Capstone 4
MB 352 General Microbiology Lab 1 Application Elective2 3
Nutrition Elective1 3 GEP Humanities Requirement* 3
Application Elective2 3 Free/Minor Elective5 3
GEP Social Science Elective* 3
Free/Minor Elective5 3
16 13

 

Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation*: 120
Major/Program Footnotes
A grade of C- or better is required in the following courses:
LSC 101 Critical and Creative Thinking in the Life Sciences
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 302 Introduction to Nutrition Research, Communication, Careers
NTR 401 Advanced Human Nutrition and Metabolism
NTR 490 Experience in Teaching, Research, and Service
IDS 211 Eating Through American History
NTR 220 Food and Culture
NTR 320 Nutrition Education
NTR 330 Public Health Nutrition
NTR 410 Maternal and Infant Nutrition
NTR 419 Human Nutrition and Chronic Disease
NTR 420 Applied Nutrition Education
NTR 421 Life Cycle Nutrition
NTR 454 Lactation, Milk and Nutrition
NTR /FS 555 Exercise Nutrition
NTR/FS 557 Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods
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.
1Nutrition Electives (choose 12 hours from the following courses):
IDS 211 Eating Through American History (3 cr)
NTR 220 Food and Culture
NTR 320 Nutrition Education
NTR 330 Public Health Nutrition (3 cr)
NTR 410 Maternal and Infant Nutrition
NTR 419 Human Nutrition and Chronic Disease (3 cr)
NTR 420 Community Nutrition (3 cr)
NTR 421 Life Cycle Nutrition (3 cr)
NTR  454 Lactation, Milk and Nutrition (3 cr)
NTR /FS 555 Exercise Nutrition (3 cr)
NTR/FS 557 Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods (3 cr)
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 Advanced Issues in Extension Education† (3 cr)
ANT 374 Disease and Society (3 cr)
ARE 201 Introduction to Agricultural and Recourse Economics (3 cr)
BCH 351 General  Biochemistry
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† (3 cr)
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 (3 cr)
FS 421 Food Preservation† (3 cr)
PB 215 Medicinal Plants (3cr)
PB 360 Ecology† (4cr)
PO/ANS/NTR 415 Comparative Nutrition (3 cr)
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)
GPH 201 Fundamentals of Global Public Health (3 cr)
GPH 425 Global Health and Physiology † (3cr maximum out of 6 cr; study abroad course)
HI 360 History of Agriculture (3 cr)
HI 380 History of Nonprofits, Philanthropy and Social Change † (3cr)
HESM 478 Principles of Sports Science† (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)
PSY 431 Health 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)
WGS 330 Women and Health (3cr)
3 Writing and Speaking Elective (choose one of the following):
COM 110 Pubic Speaking (3cr)
COM 112 Interpersonal Communication (3cr)
ENG 333 Communication for Science and Research (3cr)
4Physiology Elective (choose one of the following courses):
BIO 212 Human Anatomy and Physiology (4cr)
BIO 250 Animal Anatomy and Physiology (4cr)
5 Free/Minor Electives (take 6 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.
6 Restricted Nutrition Electives (choose 1 of the following)
NTR 320 Nutrition Education (3cr)
NTR 330 Public Health and Community Nutrition (3cr)
NTR 410 Maternal and Infant Nutrition (3cr)
NTR 419 Human Nutrition and Chronic Disease (3cr)
NTR 554 Lactation, Milk and Nutrition (3cr)
NTR/FS 555 Exercise Nutrition (3cr)
NTR/FS 557 Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods (3cr)*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 https://oucc.dasa.ncsu.edu/general-education-program-gep/.

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
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.
Additional Breadth – (3 credit hours to be selected from the following checked University approved GEP course lists)
F. 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. LSC 101
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. 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.

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