Nutrition and Wellness

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The Nutrition and Wellness emphasis appeals to students interested in educating communities on general nutrition and wellness best practices. This emphasis builds upon the Family and Consumer Science focus, which is the application of the sciences to the betterment of individuals, families and communities.

We also offer a track for students to complete the necessary pre-requisites to apply for a post-graduate dietetics program. Please contact Jennifer Murray for more information.

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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

The Department of Family & Consumer Sciences offers baccalaureate degrees and a cooperative master’s degree program. B.S. programs are offered in Community and Family Services and two tracks in Child Development. A B.S.E. program is offered in Family & Consumer Sciences Education. The department is also a partner in the Early Childhood Unified program housed in the College of Education. The department offers minors in Child Development, Human Ecology, and Youth and Adolescent Development. The department also contributes to minors in Women’s Studies and Public Health.

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