Choose electives as needed with advisor's approval. (See Hours to Degree below.)
♦ Calculus is required for this major. Students may enter MAT 167 directly if Math ACT sub score is 26 or higher. If Math ACT sub score is 24-25, MAT 103 or MAT 128 must be completed. If Math ACT sub score is less than 24, MAT 101 and MAT 103 or MAT 128 must be completed.
Students Majoring in Nutrition and Dietetics must meet the following criteria:
Students must have completed NFS 362 with a grade of "B" or better and all prerequisite courses with a "C" or better in order to enroll in subsequent course.
Students must have a grade of "C" or better in all courses in DEG 01, DEG 02 and DEG 03.
Hours to Degree
122 hours are needed to graduate with a BS in Nutrition and Dietetics with an emphasis in Nutrition Science. At least 50 percent of the hours applied to a degree at The University of Southern Mississippi must be earned from a senior college, and 45 of these hours must be in courses numbered 300 or above. The student must earn at least 21 of the last 30 hours of course work and at least 12 hours in the major area of study from Southern Miss. See Residence Hour Requirements for more information.