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BS Health Sciences in Nutrition

The Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences (BS-HSCI) with a concentration in Nutrition is designed for students who are ready to prepare for a career in the healthcare field with a emphasis on nutrition. Professionals already working can complete a BS-HSCI degree to move on to a senior leadership position.

Graduates will be prepared for opportunities in nutrition areas of healthcare, including wellness, healthcare policy, education, and fitness. Graduates will be qualified to assume leadership positions in multiple environments and also move on to graduate school. 

The BS Health Sciences with a concentration in Nutrition will provide the interested student the educational competencies necessary to sit for the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) upon completing his/her degree.  It does not meet the Didactic Programs in Dietetics (DPD) requirements for the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND).

Major Requirements

UIW Core Curriculum Requirements (42-46 hours)

See Core Curriculum for course information

Health Sciences Core Curriculum (33 hours)

HSCI 2310 Health Sciences I
HSCI 2320 Health Sciences II
HSCI 3310 Healthcare Organizations and Administration
HSCI 3321 Information Systems for the Health Sciences
HSCI 3330 Legal Issues in Healthcare
HSCI 3340 Third Party Payment Systems
HSCI 3350 Public Health
HSCI 4310 Healthcare Policy
HSCI 4320 Bio Statistics and the Health Sciences
HSCI 4330 Health Sciences Research
HSCI 4340 Capstone in Health Sciences

Nutrition (27 hours)

NUTR 2300 Introduction to Health Professions
NUTR 2310 Introduction to Nutrition Science
NUTR 2340 Food Culture and Disease in America
NUTR 2350 Nutrition for Health, Fitness and Sport
NUTR 3300 Life Cycle Nutrition
NUTR 3320 Public Health Nutrition
NUTR 3360 Integrated Approach to Weight Management
NUTR 4320 Health and Nutrition Communication and Education Skills
NUTR 4310 Nutrition Therapy and Pathophysiology

Elective Coursework

Remaining hours needed to meet 120 hour requirement are selected by student. Transfer credit may be used to fulfill these hours.

Transfer Policy

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