Jun 21, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

Nutrition and Food Science, B.S.

Location(s): Statesboro

Degree Requirements: 124 Credit Hours

See Core Curriculum  for required courses in Area A1 through Area E.

Areas of Concentration

*Select 11-19 credit hours from the following Guided Electives:

*If CHEM 1211K and/or 1212K are taken in the core, those hours will be added to guided elective credit hours, therefore totaling of 15-19 credit hours of gudied electives.

Total Credit Hours: 44

Total Credit Hours: 44

Community Nutrition and Food Science/Food Service Administration Concentrations Admission Criterion: 

  • 2.0 GPA 
  • See below for admission criteria for the Dietetics Emphasis.

Dietetics Concentration (Didactic Program in Dietetics) Admission Criteria:

Note: Nutrition and food science students who transfer courses in with less than a “C” grade may be required to repeat those courses to meet prerequisite and major requirements.

Program Progression Requirements (all concentrations):  

  • Students must earn a minimum grade of “C” in all courses in Area F and within the major including non-major requirements.
  • Students must also earn a minimum grade of “C” in a prerequisite course prior to registering for an advanced course.
  • See below for additional program progression requirements for the Dietetics Emphasis.
Accredititation Information:

Initially accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD), Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND), Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AN&D).

20 S. Riverside Plaza, Suite 2190
Chicago, IL 60606-6995
Phone: (800) 877-1600
Web: http://www.eatright.org


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