Nutritional Sciences - B.S.F.C.S.


Degree Requirements

Entrance Requirements for the Major

General Education Core Curriculum
(Selected with the advice of an academic advisor)

Area VI
Major Requirements
College-wide Requirements must be satisfied in order to graduate with this major


I. Foundation Courses (9 hours)

ENGL 1101 or ENGL 1101E or ENGL 1101S 
ENGL 1102 or ENGL 1102E or ENGL 1103 or ENGL 1050H or ENGL 1060H  
MATH 1113 or MATH 1113E or MATH 2200 or MATH 2250 or MATH 2250E or MATH 2300H or MATH 2400 or MATH 2400H or MATH 2410 or MATH 2410H or STAT 2000 or STAT 2000E

II. Sciences (7-8 hours)

At least one of the physical science or life science courses must include a laboratory.
Physical Sciences (3-4 hours)
Preferred Course(s): (CHEM 1211-1211D, CHEM 1211L) or (CHEM 1311H, CHEM 1311L
Life Sciences (3-4 hours)
Preferred Course(s): (BIOL 1107, BIOL 1107L) or (BIOL 2107H, BIOL 2107L)


III. Quantitative Reasoning (3-4 hours)

Preferred Course(s):


IV. World Languages and Global Culture, Humanities and the Arts (12 hours)

Note: Course credit received as a result of a score on a departmental foreign language placement test will not satisfy the General Education Core Curriculum requirements in Area IV, World Languages and Global Culture, Humanities and the Arts.
World Languages and Global Culture (9 hours)
No preferred courses for this area. See Core Curriculum view.

Humanities and the Arts (3 hours)
No preferred courses for this area. See Core Curriculum view.

V. Social Sciences (9 hours)

  • Students who have not met the Georgia and U.S. Constitution requirement by examination should enroll in POLS 1101 or POLS 1101E or POLS 1101H.
  • A passing grade on an examination on the history of the United States and Georgia is required to satisfy the United States and Georgia History Requirement for all persons receiving a baccalaureate degree from the University, unless exempted by one of the following courses: HIST 2111, HIST 2111E, HIST 2111H, HIST 2112, HIST 2112E, HIST 2112H, HIST 3080H. Examinations are given at University Testing Services. Reexamination is permitted. Contact University Testing Services at (706) 542-3183 for information.
Preferred Course(s): (HIST 2111 or HIST 2111H or HIST 2112 or HIST 2112H) and (POLS 1101 or POLS 1101H) and (PSYC 1101 or PSYC 1101E or PSYC 1030H or ECON 2105 or ECON 2105H or ECON 2106 or ECON 2106H or SOCI 1101 or SOCI 1101E)  


Area VI
(BIOL 1108, BIOL 1108L) or (BIOL 2108H, BIOL 2108L)  
(CHEM 1212-1212D, CHEM 1212L) or (CHEM 1312H, CHEM 1312L)
(CHEM 2211, CHEM 2211L) or (CHEM 2311H, CHEM 2311L)
FHCE 2100 or FHCE 2100H or FHCE 2100E or HDFS 2100 or HDFS 2100H or HDFS 2100E or HDFS 2200 or HDFS 2200E
NUTR 2100 or NUTR 2100E or NUTR 2100H

If any of the courses in Area VI have been used to satisfy Areas II-V of the Core Curriculum, General Electives may be taken here. (Refer to College-wide requirements when selecting General Electives)

Note: Nutritional Sciences requires individual review of non-equivalent transfer courses before they can be used to satisfy Area VI and Major Requirements.

Major Requirements

A baccalaureate degree program must require at least 21 semester hours of upper division courses in the major field and at least 39 semester hours of upper division work overall.

Required Courses (42-43 hours)

(A grade of "C" (2.0) or higher is required for each course)
BCMB 3100 or BCMB 4010/6010
CBIO 2200-2200L or CBIO 3000-3000L or CBIO 3010-3010L or CBIO 3400
CBIO 2210-2210L or VPHY 3100 or VPHY 3100E
FACS 2000 or FACS 2000E 
MATH 2200 or MATH 2250 or MATH 2250E
MIBO 3500
NUTR 2400
NUTR 3100
NUTR 4050/6050 or NUTR 4050E/6050E or NUTR 4510/6510
NUTR 4100/6100
NUTR 4530/6530
NUTR 4540/6540 or NUTR 4630/6630
NUTR 4570/6570 or NUTR 4590/6590
NUTR(EPID) 5040/7040

Note: Pre-Medical students who require PHYS 1112-1112L and CHEM 2212, CHEM 2212L should choose upper-division courses (CBIO 3000-3000L and VPHY 3100) instead of CBIO 2200-2200L and CBIO 2210-2210L.  This helps ensure that all students earn 39 hours of upper-division courses (3000-level or higher) that are required for graduation.


General Electives
Note: Pre- Medical students who require PHYS 1112-1112L and CHEM 2212, CHEM 2212L should choose upper division courses (CBIO 3000-3000L and VPHY 3100) instead of CBIO 2200-2200L and CBIO 2210-2210L.This helps ensure that all students earn 39 hours of upper division courses (3000-level or higher) that are required for graduation.
(This total does not include the 1-hour P.E. requirement)