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 130(3)*, 240(3)*, 300(1), 330(2), 332(3), 333(3), 334(3), 345(3), 391(1), 397(1-3), 497(1-3). BMS 497(1-3) or other approved electives (1-3) may be counted with approval of certificate advisor.
    *Note: credit may only be used to satisfy one requirement. If both DTN 130 or DTN 240 are taken, both may count toward the 12-hour requirement.
  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.