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B.S. Major Requirements:

 
UNITS
Preparatory Subject Matter
63-66
Biological Sciences 2A, 2B & 2C 15
Chemistry 2A-2B-2C and 8A-8B, or 118A-118B, or 128A-128B and 129A 21-23
Nutrition 10 3
Plant Sciences 120 4
Sociology 46A or Psychology 41 4
The remaining preparatory subject matter is based on which major option you choose.
Nutritional Biology option:
Anthropology 2 or Psychology 1 or Sociology 1 or 3 4-5
Mathematics 16A-16B 6
Physics 1A-1B 6
Nutrition in Public Health option:
Anthropology 2 or Sociology 1 or 3 4-5
Economics 1A-1B 8
Psychology 1 4
Depth Subject Matter
77-82
Biological Sciences 101 4
Food Science and Technology 100A and 100B 8
Microbiology 102 and 103L 5
Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior 101, 101L 8
Nutrition 111AY, 111B, 112, 116A 12
The remaining depth subject matter is based on which major option you chose when completing your preparatory courses.
Nutritional Biology option:
Biological Sciences 102, 103 6
Molecular and Cellular Biology 120L 6
Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior 114 3
Nutrition 104, 117 10
Nutrition Restricted Electives 15-20
Selection of courses must be made in consultation with a faculty adviser prior to or upon reaching the 120 unit level:
Exercise Biology 110; Nutrition 99, 105, 113, 114, 115, 116B, 118, 120AN, 120BN, 122, 123, 124, 127, 130, 190, 192, 199
Nutrition in Public Health option:
Animal Biology 102, 103 10
Exercise Biology 110 3
Nutrition 118 4
Nutrition Restricted Electives 15-20
Selection of courses must be made in consultation with a faculty adviser prior to or upon reaching the 120 unit level:
Food Service Management 120, 122; Nutrition 99, 104, 105, 113, 114, 116B, 117, 120AN, 120BN, 129, 130, 190, 192, 199
Restricted Electives 8-12
Choose one of the following areas to complete the restricted elective units in:
Agricultural and Health Policy:
Agricultural & Resource Economics 15, 120, Public Health Sciences 175W, or Political Science 109
Cultural Diversity & Community Change:
African American and African Studies 100, American Studies 55, Agricultural and Resource Economics 112, Communication 136, Community & Regional Development 2, 152, 176, International Agricultural Development 10, 103, Science and Society 130, or Sociology 181
Community Health and Education:
Communication 165, Education 110, 120, 153, Psychology 126, 130 or Sociology 154
Natural and Applied Sciences:
Chicano Studies 140A, Community & Regional Development 20, Environmental Toxicology 101, 128, Exercise Biology 101, 102, 113, 117, Human Development 100A, 100B, 100C, Neurobiology, Physiology & Behavior 132, Philosophy 15, Plant Sciences 151, Science and Society 2, 15, 90C, or 90F
Total Units for the Degree
140-148
Major Adviser. Nilesh Gaikwad
Advising Center for the major is located in 3202 Meyer Hall 530-752-2512.
Dietetics Internship. To fulfill the academic requirements for an internship in Dietetics, students are strongly advised to declare the Clinical Nutrition major. Within the Nutrition in Public Health option, students should also take: English 3 or University Writing Program 1 and Communication 1.The following courses must also be added (some of which may meet restricted elective requirements): Agricultural and Resource Economics 112; Nutrition 116B, 116AL-BL; Food Service Management 120, 120L, 122. Students intending to apply for admission to a dietetic internship should contact the Advising Center no later than the first quarter of the junior year for information on procedures.
Graduate Study. The Department of Nutrition offers programs of study and research leading to the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Nutrition. For information on graduate study contact the graduate adviser. See Graduate Studies.
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Updated: March 22, 2017 10:38 AM