Oct 22, 2019  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nutrition and Dietetics (Nutrition and Food Systems Management), B.S. Degree Requirements (121 hours)


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Degree Plan (NTRDNFSMBS)


General Education Curriculum


GEC 01. Written Communication (6 hours)


GEC 02. Natural Science (8-10 hours minimum)


Select 2 courses with labs:

GEC 03. Humanities (9 hours)


GEC 04. Aesthetic Values (3 hours)


Select 1 course:

GEC 06. Mathematics (3 hours)


Select 1 course:

GEC 07. Writing-Intensive Requirement (Major Area)


GEC 08. Speaking Intensive Requirement (Major Area)


GEC 09. Capstone Requirement (Major Area)


Note:


*This course satisfies both the GEC requirement and a program requirement for this major.

**This particular GEC course is recommended by this major.

***This course does not satisfy prerequisites for any other math course.

◊ GEC restrictions apply; see here .

GEC 07 - GEC 09 courses are specific to this major.

For full description of the GEC, see here .

Program Curriculum


DEG 03. Electives


Choose electives as needed with adviser's approval.
 

Note:


Students majoring in Nutrition and Dietetics (Nutrition and Food Systems Management) emphasis must meet the following criteria:

  • Earn a minimum grade of B in NFS 362 , and
  • Earn a minimum grade of C in all courses and maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5 within the Program Curriculum (DEG 01 and DEG 02), and
  • Students who complete NFS 425 , NFS 473  & NFS 490  as part of DEG 02 are eligible to receive an undergraduate certificate in Child Nutrition Program Management.

Hours to Degree


121 hours are needed to graduate with a BS in Nutrition and Dietetics with an emphasis in Nutrition and Food Systems Management. 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.

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