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 BIO 100 (1) CHE 105 or CHE 201 (4) ENG 105 (4) MAT 117 (3) NTN 100T (1)  NTN 230 (3) 16
Spring BIO  115 (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) COM 161 (3) NTN 333 (3) STA 135 (4) or HEA 310 (3)   12-14
Spring BIO 229/230 (4) GDS 201 or SOC 133 (3) NTN 231 (3) NTN 350 (3) University Studies Elective (3) 16

Third Year

Semester Class 1 Class 2 Class 3 Class 4 Class 5 Class 6 Credits
Fall HUM 211 (3) NTN 303 or EXS 200/201 or EXS 400 (3) NTN 371 (1) NTN 372 (3) Elective (3) Elective (3) 16
Spring HEA 191 (3) NTN 330 (3) NTN 373 (3) Elective (3) Elective (3)   15

Fourth Year

Semester Class 1 Class 2 Class 3 Class 4 Class 5 Credits
Fall  CHE 210 (3) EXS 471 or HIA 305 (3) NTN 499 (1) Elective (3) 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 302 Consumer Health (3) [will need permission from instructor]
  • 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 356 Health Promotion Programming (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 458 Lifestyle and Weight Management (3) [prerequisites:  NTN 230, PSY 180, and either EXS 101 or HEA 191 or SOC 133; or instructor permission]
  • 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 421 Issues in Social Gerontology (3) [no prerequisite]
  • SWK 395 Substance Abuse Prevention (3) [prerequisite:  junior standing]

Nutrition and Food Course Sequence

NUTRITION & DIETETICS

University Studies Requirements: 39-43 hours

Scientific Inquiry, Methodologies, and Quantitative Skills:

BIO 100 Introductory Biology Laboratory

or

BIO 101 Biological Concepts

BIO 115 The Cellular Basis of Life

CHE 105 Introductory Chemistry

or

CHE 201 General College Chemistry

MAT 117 Mathematical Concepts (or higher math)                                                                                       

Social and Self-Awareness and Responsible Citizenship:

PSY 180 General Psychology

University Studies Electives:

CSC 199 Introduction to Information Technology

GDS 201 Introduction to Gender and Diversity Studies  

or

SOC 133 Introduction to Sociology

Core Requirements: 53 hours

BIO 227 Human Anatomy and

BIO 228 Human Anatomy Laboratory

or

EXS 250 Anatomical Concepts in Wellness

BIO 229 Human Physiology

BIO 230 Human Physiology Laboratory

CHE 210 Brief Organic Chemistry

EXS 471 Organizational Management in Health Science

or

HIA 305 Health Administration and Management

NTN 100T Transitions

NTN 200 Introduction to the Profession

NTN 230 Nutrition

NTN 231 Principles of Food Science and Preparation

NTN 303 Research Concepts in Foods and Nutrition

or

EXS 200 Scholarly Writing in Exercise Science and

EXS 201 Data Evaluation in Exercise Science

or

EXS 400 Research Design and Statistics for Allied Health

NTN 330 Nutrient Metabolism

NTN 333 Nutrition Throughout the Life Cycle

NTN 350 Nutrition Counseling and Education

NTN 371 Quantity Food Production Practicum

NTN 372 Quantity Food Production and Purchasing

NTN 373 Management of Food Service Personnel and Facilities

NTN 412 Community Nutrition and Health

NTN 422  Meal Manageme

  MSU Students in Meal Management Video

NTN 499 Senior Seminar

STA 135 Introduction to Probability and Statistics

or

HEA 310 Biostatistics in Public Health

Nutrition and Foods Courses: 3 hours

HEA 191 Personal Health

Electives: 21-25 hours

Total Curriculum Requirements: 120 hours