Nutrition and Food Science Major, Applied Nutrition and Wellness Concentration (B.S.)(Combined B.S./M.S.)

Program Requirements

Students must complete General Education requirements and World Languages and Cultures Requirements.

Requirements for the graduate portion of this dual degree program can be found here.
Nutrition and Food Science Core
NUFD 130Introduction to Nutrition and Food Science Profession1
NUFD 150Food Composition and Scientific Preparation3
NUFD 153Dynamics of Food and Society3
NUFD 192Nutrition with Laboratory4
NUFD 240Sanitation Management and Food Microbiology: Certification1
NUFD 258Experimental Food Science3
NUFD 381Applied Nutrition in the Lifecycle3
Applied Nutrition and Wellness Concentration Courses
NUFD 285Nutrition in Chronic Disease Prevention3
NUFD 299Professional Development for Careers in Nutrition, Food and Wellness3
NUFD 300Fundamentals of Healthy Cuisine3
NUFD 388Nutrition for Community Fitness Programs3
NUFD 390Planning and Evaluating Programs3
NUFD 395Managing Programs3
NUFD 410Policy and Advocacy for Nutrition Based Wellness Programs3
NUFD 482Nutrition Counseling3
Applied Nutrition and Wellness Collateral Courses
BIOL 240Mammalian Anatomy and Physiology I3
CHEM 113Fundamentals of Chemistry4
FSHD 120Mindfulness: Theory, Research and Practice across the Life Course3
STAT 109Statistics3
Required Minor or Study Abroad Experience18
Select one of the required minors (see below)
Graduate Level Courses 1
NUFD 505Research in Nutrition and Food Science3
NUFD 580Current Applications in Nutrition3
NUFD 587Practicum3
NUFD 588Organizational Behavior in Food Businesses3
Total Credits85


In lieu of the required minor, students may complete 3  NUFD 470 (Selected Topics in Nutrition and Food Science - Sports Nutrition) for 3 credits at MSU, plus complete a Study Abroad experience at Bournemouth University for 15 credits in Sports Development and Coaching Sciences.  See department advisor for details. 

Business Minor

Communication Studies Minor

Entrepreneurship Minor

Gerontology Minor

Political Science Minor

Psychology Minor

Public Administration Minor

Social Work Minor

Sociology Minor

Sports Nutrition Minor