May 23, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Human Nutrition, B.S.

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The Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition offers appropriate preparation for further study in nutritional sciences and health-related sciences, particularly public health, pharmacy, medicine, dentistry, physical therapy, physician assistant school, optometry, and nutrition research.

Each student must complete the following:

  1. Complete UK Core requirements.
  2. Complete 120 credit hours with a minimum grade-point average of 2.0.
  3. Complete the required curriculum in the major program.

UK Core Requirements

See the UK Core section of this Bulletin for the complete UK Core requirements . The courses listed below are (a) recommended by the college, or (b) required courses that also fulfill UK Core areas. Students should work closely with their advisor to complete the UK Core requirements.

I. Intellectual Inquiry in Arts and Creativity

II. Intellectual Inquiry in the Humanities

III. Intellectual Inquiry in the Social Sciences

IV. Intellectual Inquiry in the Natural, Physical, and Mathematical Sciences

V. Composition and Communication I

VI. Composition and Communication II

VII. Quantitative Foundations

VIII. Statistical Inferential Reasoning

IX. Community, Culture and Citizenship in the USA


X. Global Dynamics

UK Core hours: 33-34

Graduation Composition and Communication Requirement (GCCR)

Subtotal: Graduation Composition and Communication Requirement hours (GCCR): 6

Subtotal: Premajor hours: 45

Subtotal: Major hours: 38

Professional Support Electives

Select 18 hours in Professional Support Electives at the 200 level or above.

Subtotal: Professional Support hours: 18


Electives should be selected by the student to complete the minimum total of 120 hours required for graduation.

Subtotal: Minimum Elective hours: 1


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