Curriculum

Nutrition and Foods Track Curriculum

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First Year

Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
CHE 105 - Introductory Chemistry 4 BIO 101 - Biological Concepts 3
ENG 105 - Critical Reading, Writing, and Inquiry 4

CIV 201 - World Civilizations I

or

CIV 202 - World Civilizations II

3
MAT 117 - Mathematical Concepts 3 CSC 199 - Introduction to Information Technology 3
NTN 100T - Transitions 1 NTN 200 - Introduction to the Profession 1
BUS 140 - Foundations of Business 3 PSY 180 - General Psychology 3
    University Studies Elective – Global Awareness, Cultural Diversity, and the World’s Artistic Traditions Category 3
TOTAL 15 TOTAL 16

Second Year

Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits

BIO 227/228 - Human Anatomy and Lab

or

EXS 250 - Anatomical Concepts in Wellness

4

or

3

NTN 231 - Principles of Food Science and Preparation 3
HUM 211 -  Western Humanities Tradition 3

GDS 201 - Introduction to Gender and Diversity

or

SOC 133 - Introduction to Sociology

3
COM 161 - Introduction to Public Speaking 3 BIO 229/230 - Human Physiology 4
NTN 230 - Nutrition 3

NTN 350 - Nutrition Counseling and Education

or

FCS 462 - Teaching Methods

3

NTN 303 - Research Concepts in Food and Nutrition

or

EXS 200/201

3

University Studies Elective – Ethics, Social Responsibility, and Civic Engagement Category

3

TOTAL

15/16

TOTAL

16

Third Year

Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
NTN 371 - Quantity Food Production Practicum 1 NTN 373 - Management of Food Service 3
NTN 372 - Quantity Food Production and Purchasing 3 NTN 330 - Advanced Nutrition 3
NTN 432 - Experimental Foods 3 HEA 191 - Personal Health 3
STA 135 - Introduction to Probability and Statistics 4 Elective - 300 Level or Above 3
NTN 333 - Nutrition Throughout Life Cycle 3 Elective - 300 Level or Above 3
TOTAL 14 TOTAL  15

Fourth Year

Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
CHE 210 - Brief Organic Chemistry 3 NTN 412 - Community Nutrition and Health 3
MGT 350 - Fundamentals of Management 3 NTN 422 - Meal Management 3
HEA 415 - Communications in Health Care 3 Elective - 300 Level or Above 3
NTN 499 - Senior Seminar 1 Elective - 300 Level or Above 3
Elective - 300 Level or Above 3 Elective - 300 Level or Above 3
TOTAL  14 TOTAL 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 AND FOOD MANAGEMENT 

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