People who choose nutrition as a major have a preference for providing care for individuals as well as for participating in a role of the medical research in their field. These people enjoy helping others and receive a feeling of satisfaction from the knowledge that they have a positive impact in the lives of other people. Nutritionists enjoy the sciences, especially biology and chemistry.
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The required and elective courses you would take for 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.
Various specializations related to a major in Nutrition may be offered by colleges and universities. These specializations may be of greater or lesser interest to you. A few of these specializations related to this field include, but are not limited to: