Foundations of Nutrition Certificate

Foundations of Nutrition

This certificate is designed for students interested in understanding general principles of food and nutrition, human nutritional needs, and how nutrition affects health. Additionally, students will learn about the psychological, cultural, and social factors influencing dietary intake. Students completing this program will have an enhanced personal understanding of nutrition and health.

Program requirements (12 hours)

  1. DTN 130(3) or 240(3).
  2. Nine hours from: DTN 330(2), 332(3), 333(3), 334(3), 345(3), 391(1), 397(1-3). BMS 497(1-3) or other approved electives (1-3) may be counted with approval of certificate advisor.
  3. All candidates must satisfy the General University Certificate Requirements.

Completion requirement

Attain a grade of C or better in all courses used to fulfill the certificate requirements.