Nutrition and Wellness
Emphasis

Request Information

Overview


The Nutrition and Wellness concentration 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 concentration builds upon the Family and Consumer Sciences focus, which is the application of the sciences to the betterment of individuals, families and communities.

Additional information


  • 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 Nutrition & Wellness, Community and Family Services and two tracks in Child Development. A B.S.E. program is offered in Family & Consumer Sciences Education. The department has an Early Childhood Unified:  Birth - Kindergarten program. The department offers minors in Child Development, Human Ecology, Nutrition & Wellness, and Youth and Adolescent Development. The department also contributes to minors in Women’s Studies and Public Health.  

Family and Consumer Sciences Homepage

Request Information