Nutrition and Wellness

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The Nutrition and Wellness emphasis appeals to students who want to work in settings where they would apply knowledge about nutrition in the community setting. (This is not a dietetics program.) This emphasis builds upon the Family and Consumer Sciences focus, which is the application of the sciences to the betterment of individuals, families, and communities.

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  • Career Opportunities
  • Customizing the Emphasis
  • School Nutrition/Food Service
  • Cooperative Extension Service
  • Community Nutrition Programs
  • Athletic and Fitness Programs
  • Wellness and Health Promotion
  • Food Assistance Programs

Students may be interested in combining this program with Exercise Science, Hospitality Management, Public Health, as well as other areas of personal interest.

About Family and Consumer Sciences Department

Family and Consumer Sciences offers baccalaureate degrees and a cooperative master’s degree program. Bachelor of Science degrees are offered in Nutrition and Wellness, Community and Family Services, Family and Consumer Sciences Education, and two tracks in Child Development. The program has an Early Childhood Unified: Birth - Kindergarten degree and offers minors in Child Development, Family and Consumer Sciences, Human Ecology, Nutrition and Wellness, and Youth and Adolescent Development. Family and Consumer Sciences also contributes to minors in Women’s Studies and Public Health.  

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