Applied Sciences Option
Description of the major
The study of nutrition incorporates human biology and biochemistry to understand how the body utilizes nutrients and related substances for optimal health. Students also gain an understanding of how nutrition and lifestyle relate to public health issues and the development of chronic and acute diseases. In the Applied Sciences option, students apply knowledge of nutrition and human behavior to improve the nutritional status of individuals and communities or apply nutrition principles and counseling skills to medical problems in clinical dietetics. Other emphases in this option are nutrition education and communications, nutrition and food science, and nutrition and exercise science.
College Email Lists (listserv)
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