Departmental Admission Requirements
Admission requirements for the Department of Nutrition, Dietetics, and Food Sciences are the same as those described for the University. Students in good standing may apply for admission to the department. Students planning to major in Nutrition, Dietetics, and Food Sciences should take algebra, chemistry, and biology in high school.
All graduates from the department must have completed one of the five emphasis areas in the department and must meet the following minimum requirements:
- Grade point average (GPA) must be 2.5 or higher in all courses required for the major.
- A grade of C or better must be received in every required course offered through the department (i.e., courses having an NFS prefix).
- Courses required for the major may be repeated only once to improve a grade, unless approved by the department head or program director.
- Courses required for the major may not be taken as Pass-D-Fail credits.