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Nutrition Science: Sports Nutrition - BS


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  • For more information about Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Sciences, see website.
  • Following is a sample four-year plan. Please note that student-specific plans may differ.
  • Admitted students must meet with an advisor. Current students should also meet with an advisor and logon to DegreeWorks to check student-specific program progress.

Minimum University Requirements

Total Credits                                                                120

 

Grade Point Average (most majors require higher GPA)

2.00 GPA
Credits of C- or better 100 Credits of upper-division courses (#3000 or above) 40
Total USU Credits 30 Upper-division USU Credits 20
USU Credits within the Major 10 Credits in Minor (if required) 12
Credits in Major see below Credits in American Institutions 3
General Education Requirements   see link University Studies Depth Requirements   see link
NOTES: highest Math Requirement for this degree is STAT 2000: Statistical Methods (QI)  OR STAT 3000: Statistics for Scientists (QI)  

 

Admissions Requirements for this Program

New freshmen                                  Admitted to USU in Good Standing

 

Transfer students from other institutions or other programs at USU 2.75 GPA

First Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

BIOL 1610: Biology I   3     BIOL 1620: Biology II (BLS)   3                                                                        
BIOL 1615: Biology I Laboratory   1     BIOL 1625: Biology II Laboratory   1    
CHEM 1210: Principles of Chemistry I   4     CHEM 1220: Principles of Chemistry II (BPS)   4    
CHEM 1215: Chemical Principles Laboratory I   1     CHEM 1225: Chemical Principles Laboratory II   1    
MATH 1050: College Algebra (QL)   4     ENGL 1010: Introduction to Writing: Academic Prose (CL1)   3    
NDFS 1020: Science and Application of Human Nutrition (BLS)   3     MATH 1060: Trigonometry   2    
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Second Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

BIOL 2420: Human Physiology                                                                                         4                                                                 CHEM 3700: Introductory Biochemistry   3                                                                                      
CHEM 2310: Organic Chemistry I   4     CHEM 3710: Introductory Biochemistry Laboratory   1    
      NDFS 2020: Nutrition Throughout the Life Cycle  or NDFS 4480: Community Nutrition   3  or 3  Take NDFS 2020 or NDFS 4480
MATH 1210: Calculus I (QL)   4     BIOL 2320: Human Anatomy   4    
NDFS 3020: Nutrition and Physical Performance   2     PEP 2000: Introduction and History of Physical Education   2    
NDFS 3600: Medical Terminology for Health Care Professionals   2     Breadth Creative Arts (BCA)   3 Can take pass/fail
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Third Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

NDFS 4020: Advanced Nutrition   3     ENGL 2010: Intermediate Writing: Research Writing in a Persuasive Mode (CL2)   3                                                                   
Depth Humanities and Creative Arts (DHA)   2-3 Can take pass/fail Breadth Social Sciences (BSS)   3 Can take pass/fail
PEP 3250: Anatomical Kinesiology   3     NDFS 5230: Communication of Current Topics in Nutrition (CI)   3    
STAT 2000: Statistical Methods (QI)  OR STAT 3000: Statistics for Scientists (QI)   4  OR 3    

Breadth American Institutions (BAI)  

3 Can take pass/fail
Breadth Humanities (BHU)   3 Can take pass/fail Depth Social Sciences (DSS)    2-3 Can take pass/fail
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Fourth Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

NDFS 5400: Nutritional Neuroscience   3     NDFS 5210: Advanced Public Health Nutrition (CI)                                                 3                                                                          
NDFS 5320: Advanced Sports Nutrition   3     NDFS 5410: Nutrient Gene Interactions (CI)   3    
PEP 4100: Exercise Physiology   4     NDFS 5520: Current Issues in Food Regulatory Affairs    3    
NDFS 4480: Community Nutrition  or NDFS 2020: Nutrition Throughout the Life Cycle   3   Take NDFS 2020 or NDFS 4480 PEP 5100: Fitness Assessment and Exercise Programs   4    
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Contact Launa Julander, launa.julander@usu.edu, 435-797-3096 for advising.

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