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2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nutrition and Food Science, Nutrition and Wellness Concentration, B.S.


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Janet Colson, program director
Janet.Colson@mtsu.edu

The major in Nutrition and Food Science with a concentration in Nutrition and Wellness is designed to prepare students for jobs in the areas of nutrition education with county health departments, the UT/TSU Extension Service, or weight loss/wellness programs. Graduates with this concentration will meet the requirements to sit for the Nutrition and Wellness Educator Certification exam administered by the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences.

Academic Map


Following is a printable, suggested four-year schedule of courses:

Nutrition and Food Science, Nutrition and Wellness Concentration, B.S., Academic Map  

Degree Requirements


General Education 41 hours
Major Requirements 53 hours
Auxiliary Courses 11 hours*
Electives 15-22 hours
TOTAL 120 hours

*This program requires courses that can also fulfill requirements of the General Education curriculum. If program requirements are also used to fulfill General Education requirements, the number of elective hours will increase.

General Education (41 hours)


General Education requirements include courses in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.

The following courses required by the program meet General Education requirements:

Major Requirements (53 hours)


Nutrition and Food Science (15 hours)


Auxiliary Courses (11 hours)


Optional Minor (15 hours)


Electives (0-7)


  • Hours will change if minor not selected

Curriculum: Nutrition and Food Science, Nutrition and Wellness


Curricular listings include General Education  requirements in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.

Freshman Fall


Subtotal: 14 Hours


Freshman Spring


Subtotal: 16 Hours


Subtotal: 15 Hours


Sophomore Spring


Subtotal: 15 Hours


Subtotal: 16 Hours


Junior Spring


Subtotal: 15 Hours


Senior Fall


Subtotal: 16 Hours


Senior Spring


  • Optional minor/electives 10 credit hours
  • Major elective 3 credit hours

Subtotal: 13 Hours


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