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Nutrition Science BS - Program Requirements

(HEGIS: 04.24 , CIP: 30.1901 Nutrition Sciences)

Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences

211 Kimball Tower
South Campus
Buffalo, NY 14214-8028

Dave Hostler

Heather Kearns
Director of Undergraduate Studies

Associated Programs

Associated Subjects

Completing the Nutrition Science BS Program

Academic Requirements

All undergraduate majors include at least 24-credit hours at the upper division (at least 300-level).

Academic Advice

It is essential that students consult an academic advisor when making decisions related to their academic program. Students may contact an advisor from the Office for Academic and Student Affairs at (716) 829-5000 or email OASA.

Transfer Credit Policy

All prerequisite coursework taken at other institutions must articulate to UB as equivalent courses. Courses that do not articulate to UB will not satisfy requirements for the major. Refer to TAURUS for information on courses at other schools that are equivalent to UB courses.

Required Courses

BIO 200 Evolutionary Biology
BIO 201 Cell Biology
BIO 211 Cell Biology Lab
BIO 305 Fundamentals of Biological Chemistry
CHE 101 General Chemistry 1
CHE 102 General Chemistry 2
CHE 113 General Chemistry 1 Lab
CHE 114 General Chemistry 2 Lab
CHE 203/CHE 205 or CHE 251 Contemporary Organic Chemistry 1 LEC & LAB
ES 207 Human Form and Function
ES 208 Human Form & Function 2
ES 428 Health Promotion, Prevention & Wellness
MIC 301 Microbiology for Allied Health Professionals
NTR 108 Human Nutrition
NTR 109 Nutrition in Practice LEC
NTR 110 Nutrition in Practice LAB
NTR 201 Culinary Skills
NTR 202 Introductory Food Science
NTR 301 Dietary Assessment
NTR 310 Food Systems Management
NTR 320 Macronutrient Metabolism
NTR 321 Micronutrient Metabolism and Supplements
NTR 401 Nutrition and Health
NTR 402 Nutrition in the Lifecycle
PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology
PUB 101 Introduction to Public Health
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology
STA 119 Statistical Methods
Upper Level Approved Electives (23 credits)

Approved Electives for Nutrition Science BS:

  • ES 310 Practical Applications in Exercise Science
  • ES 380 Exercise Physiology
  • ES 381 Exercise Physiology Lab
  • ES 402 Exercise Nutrition*
  • ES 435 Health Coaching & Behavior Modification Strategies
  • ES 472 Environment Physiology
  • ES 499/NTR 499 Independent Study
  • NTR 415 Nutrition Counseling
  • NTR 420 Culinary Nutrition
  • NTR 430 Nutritional Neuroscience
  • NTR 440 Integrative Therapies and Complementary Nutrition
  • PGY 300 Human Physiology
  • PUB 310 Health and Disease: Biological, Personal, and Environmental Influences
  • PUB 340 Introduction to Epidemiology
  • PUB 420 Social Determinants of Health
  • PUB 422 Public Health Ethics: An Interdisciplinary Exploration
  • PUB 440 Public Health Nutrition

Total Credit Hours Required

Total credit hours required for the Nutrition Science BS degree
Credits Required for Major 106
Additional Credits Required for UB Curriculum 20
Additional Credits Required for Electives 0
Total Credits Required for Degree 126

Students should consult with an academic advisor to determine how any transfer or exam credit might be utilized in meeting general education, prerequisite, or major requirements.

See Baccalaureate Degree Requirements for general education and remaining university requirements.

Total Credit Hours Required represents the minimum credits needed to complete this program, and may vary based on a number of circumstances. This chart should not be used for financial aid purposes.

Published: Nov 28, 2022 13:04:11