Human Nutrition Major

Description: A program that focuses on the relationships between food consumption and human development and health. Includes instruction in the cellular and molecular processes of food processing in the human body, related metabolic processes, the relationship of food and nutrition to disease, and nutritional needs across the life span. Is Human Nutrition the right major for you?
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Human Nutrition Major

What Courses Do Human Nutrition Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Human Nutrition majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Anatomy
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • Epidemiology
  • Metabolic Process
  • Nutrition
  • Research Methods
  • Toxicology
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