Nutrition and Foods Track

The Nutrition and Foods track curriculum offers preparation for a variety of career possibilities in food and nutrition.

The nutrition and foods track provides a broad education in nutrition and food production. This track allows a student to choose supporting electives in an area where the nutrition knowledge may be applied or to choose electives leading to a minor.

Careers and Opportunities

Find a career in government agencies, schools, the Cooperative Extension Service, the media, food companies, and other positions where the RD credential is not required. Learn more about possible career opportunities.

Degree Requirements

University studies and nutrition and foods courses allow for approximately 25-27 hours of electives. With electives, you may earn a minor in other related fields, such as public health, agriculture, business, organizational communications, or other areas of interest.


You will take courses in Nutrition, Chemistry, Biology and more.

View the full curriculum (subject to change)

Contact Us

 Dr. Lauren Roberson, Program Director for Nutrition, Assistant professor for Nutrition and Dietetics
Lauren Roberson, PhD, MS, RD, LD
Nutrition Program Director, Assistant Professor
200 North Applied Science
Office - 270.809.3124
Fax - 270.809.6950