Curriculum

Nutrition and Foods Track Curriculum

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First Year

Semester Class 1 Class 2 Class 3 Class 4 Class 5 Class 6 Credits
Fall CHE 105 (4) ENG 105 (4) MAT 117 (3) NTN 100T (1) BUS 140 (3)   15
Spring BIO  101 (3) CIV 201 or 202 (3) CSC 199 (3) NTN 200 (1) PSY 180 (3) University Studies Elective (3) 16

Second Year

Semester Class 1 Class 2 Class 3 Class 4 Class 5 Credits
Fall BIO 227/228 (4) or EXS 250 (3) HUM 211 (3) COM 161 (3) NTN 230  (3) NTN 303 or EXS 200/201 (3) 15/16
Spring NTN 231 (3) GDS 201 or SOC 133 (3) BIO 229/230 (4) NTN 350 or FCS 462 (3) University Studies Elective (3) 16

Third Year

Semester Class 1 Class 2 Class 3 Class 4 Class 5 Credits
Fall NTN 371 (1) NTN 372 (3) NTN 432 (3) STA 135 (4) NTN 333 (3) 14
Spring NTN 373 (3) NTN 330 (3) HEA 191 (3) Elective (3) Elective (3) 15

Fourth Year

Semester Class 1 Class 2 Class 3 Class 4 Class 5 Credits
Fall  CHE 210 (3) MGT 350 (3) HEA 415 (3) NTN 499 (1) Elective (3) 13
Spring NTN 412 (3) NTN 422 (3) Elective (3) Elective (3) Elective (3) 15

Suggested Electives

  • BIO 501 Immunology (3) [prerequisite: BIO 300]
  • EXS 350 Exercise Physiology (3) [prerequisite: BIO 229 & BIO 230, or permission of instructor]
  • EXS 351 Exercise Physiology Laboratory (1) [prerequisite: BIO 229 & BIO 230, or permission of instructor; corequisite:  EXS 350]
  • EXS 356 (HEA 356) Health Promotion Programming (3) [prerequisite: EXS 101 or HEA 110 or instructor permission]
  • EXS 385 Sport and Exercise Psychology (3) [prerequisite: PSY 180)
  • HCA/HIA 301 Overview of the Health Care Delivery System (3) [no prerequisites]
  • HEA 311/511 Epidemiology (3) [will need permission from instructor]
  • HEA 330 Death and Dying: Issues for Caregivers (3) [will need permission from instructor]
  • HEA 350 Foundations of Community Health Education (3) [will need permission from instructor]
  • HEA 360 Health Education Services (3) [will need permission from instructor]
  • HEA 448 Health Policy (3) [will need permission from instructor]
  • HEA 475 Health Assessment and Evaluation (3) [will need permission from instructor]
  • PSY 404 Drugs, Alcohol and Behavior (3) [prerequisite: PSY 180]
  • PSY 471 Behavior Modification (3) [prerequisite: PSY 180]
  • SOC 325 Sociology of Food (3) [no prerequisite]
  • SOC 340 Sociology of Medicine (3) [no prerequisite]
  • SOC 341 Social Gerontology (3) [no prerequisite]
  • SOC 421 Issues in Social Gerontology (3) [no prerequisite]
  • SWK 395 Substance Abuse Prevention (3) [prerequisite: junior standing]
  • SWK 425 HIV Disease: The Individual and Society (3) [prerequisite:  junior standing]

Nutrition and Food Course Sequence

NUTRITION & DIETETICS

University Studies Requirements: 42-44 hours


Oral and Written Communication: 7 hours                                        

COM 161 (3)  Introduction to  Public Speaking          

ENG 105 (4) English Composition                                                           

Global Awareness, Cultural Diversity and the World’s Artistic Traditions:  3 hours

University Studies elective (3)                                               

Scientific Inquiry, Methodologies, and Quantitative Skills: 11 hours

BIO 101 (4) Biological Concepts                                               

CHE 105 (4)  Intro Chemistry I

                        OR                                                                                   

CHE 201 (5) General College Chemistry                                   

MAT 117 (3)  Mathematical Concepts  (or  higher math)            

Social and Self-Awareness and Responsible Citizenship: 6 hours

Ethics, Social Responsibility and Civic Engagement elective (3)            

PSY 180 (3) General Psychology                                               

World’s Historical, Literary, and Philosophical Traditions: 6 hours

CIV 201 or CIV 202 (3)                                                           

HUM 211 (3) The Western Humanities Tradition                       

University Studies Approved Electives:  9  hours

SOC 133 (3)  Introduction to Sociology                                               

CSC 199 (3)  Introduction to Information Technology                       

University Studies approved elective (3)

Core Requirements: 45-46 hours                                               

NTN 099 (1)  Freshman Orientation   

NTN 200 (1)  Introduction to the Profession                            

NTN 220 (2) Food Safety and Sanitation

NTN 230 (3)  Nutrition                                                   

NTN 231 (3)  Principles of Food Science and Preparation   

NTN 303 (3)  Research Methods in Nutrition and Foods          

­­NTN 333 (3)  Nutrition Through Life Cycle                  

 NTN 371 (1) Quantity Food Production Practicum

NTN 372 (3)  Quantity Food Production and Purchasing                          

NTN 373 (3)  Management of Food Service Personnel and Facilities

NTN 412 (3)  Community Nutrition & Health                    

NTN 422 (3)  Meal Management

         MSU Students in Meal Management Video

NTN 432 (3)  Experimental Foods                                

NTN 499 (1)  Senior Seminar

BPA 140 (3)  Foundations of Business                                                

FCS 462 (3) Teaching Methods

MGT 350 (3) Fundamentals of Management  

PSY 300 (3)   Principles and Methods of Statistical Analysis

                       OR

STA 135 (4) Introduction to Probability and Statistics             

                       OR

CIS 243 (2) Business Statistics I  

                       AND                                

CIS 343 (2) Business Statistics II                                   

Nutrition and Foods Option Requirements: 19-20 hours

BIO 227 and 228 (4) Human Anatomy and Lab                                                           

OR

EXS 250 (3) Anatomical Concepts in Wellness    
                   
BIO 229 and 230 (4) Human Physiology and Lab      

CHE 210 (3)  Brief Organic Chemistry
                             
HEA 191 (3) Personal Health                                                           
                                       
HEA 415 (3)  Communications for Health Professionals

NTN 430 (3) Advanced Nutrition                                               

Electives:  10-14 hours

Total Curriculum Requirements………………………….120 hours

Nutrition and Foods Course Sequence