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Admissions, Foods & Nutrition

The foods and nutrition major is an impacted program. To be admitted to the foods and nutrition major, students must meet the following criteria:

  • Complete the following courses (or their equivalents): Nutrition 201, 203, 205; Biology 100, 100L, 211, 211L, 212; Chemistry 100, 130, 160; Economics 201 (or Statistics 250); Exercise and Nutritional Sciences 200; Psychology 101; Sociology 101. A grade of C or higher must be earned in Chemistry 100 and 130. These courses cannot be taken for credit/no credit (Cr/NC);
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 2.90 or higher.