Basic 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. The Basic Sciences option emphasizes the laboratory aspects of nutrition and is recommended for students preparing for laboratory-based research, graduate study, and medicine and related health careers such as dentistry, optometry, physician assistant, physical therapy, and chiropractic.
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