Course Requirements

The course requirements listed below apply to those students admitted on or after Fall 2011. Anyone admitted prior to this term should refer to their Analysis of Academic Progress on WESS or see your academic advisor for your official program of study.

 
PHYSICAL AND BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
Number Name Hours
CHEM 113 Fundamentals of Chemistry 4
CHEM 130 Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry 4
CHEM 270 Fundamentals of Biochemistry 5
BIOL 243 Anatomy and Physiology 4
BIOL 254 Applied Microbiology 3
 
 
BEHAVIORAL & SOCIAL SCIENCES
Number Name Hours
NUFD 153 Dynamics of Food & Society 3
ECON 100 Intro to Economics--OR-- 3
ECON 101 Principles of Economics Macro--OR-- 3
ECON 102 Principles of Economics Micro 3
PSYC 101 Gen. Psys I: Growth & Dev. 3
 
FOOD
Number Name Hours
NUFD 150 Food Composition & Scientific Preparation 3
NUFD 255 Meal Design & Management 4
NUFD 357 Experiment Food Science 1
 
NUTRITION
Number Name Hours
NUFD 192 Nutrition With Laboratory 4
NUFD 282 Applied Nutrition in the Lifecycle 4
NUFD 382 Advanced Nutrition 4
NUFD 488 Medical Nutrition Therapy 4
NUFD 490 Nutr & Food Science Prof Seminar 1
NUFD 499 Nutrition Assessment & Support 2
 
COMMUNICATION
Number Name Hours
Fundamentals of Speech 3
ENWR 105 College Writing I: Intellectual Prose 3
NUFD 482 Nutritional Counseling 3
 
LEARNING THEORY
Number Name Hours
NUFD 412 Nutrition Education Techniques 3
 
MATH & DATA PROCESSING/DATA EVAL
Number Name Hours
MATH 109 Statistics 3
NUFD 304 Introduction to Reasearch 3
 
FOODSERVICE SYSTEM MANAGEMENT
Number Name Hours
NUFD 253 Quantity Food Purchasing and Production 3
NUFD 350 Quantity Food Applications 3
NUFD 352 Organization & Management of Foodservices Systems 3

 

NOTE:

- To meet DPD requirements, each course must show a "C" or better grade on the official transcript. 
- Offical transcripts must be provided for Verification Statement 
- All upper level food and nutrition coursework must be taken at MSU, including:
  NUFD:412 Nutrition Education Techniques
  NUFD:357 Experimental Foods
  NUFD:382 Advanced Nutrition
  NUFD:488 Medical Nutrition Therapy
  NUFD:352 Organization and Management of Foodservice Systems
- Biochemistry must have been completed within the past 10 years