Varied Foods

Nutrition and food are central to many social issues our country is struggling to solve (diabetes, food-borne illness, food insecurity). With a solid grounding in basic science, food science and nutrition and their cultural contexts our graduates are primed to make a real difference in the world as policy shapers, dietitians, food product developers, physicians and more.

There are two B.S. degrees offered through the Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences:

B.S. Degree in Nutrition and Food Sciences (NFS) >>

  • Our most flexible major, choose coursework to fit your educational goals.
  • Our NFS curriculum's strong science core is the perfect prep for graduate work at research institutes, as well as medical and dental school.
  • NFS alums work as community nutritionists, research and development scientists, educators and pharmaceutical representatives.

B.S. Degree in Dietetics, Nutrition and Food Sciences (DNFS) >>

  • If your goal is to work in a clinical setting to counsel individuals on how to improve their diet, or consult for educational institutions and corporations.
  • Our dietetic program is accredited by the Accredidation Council for Education and Dietetics (ACEND)
  • DNFS alums work as dietitians in hospitals, in private practice, managing corporate wellness programs and counseling atheletes.



NFS Honor's Day Awards

Each year NFS faculty choose outstanding students in the department to be recipients of the department's awards. Students receive their awards at a luncheon with NFS faculty in April.


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