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2012-2013 University Catalog (Revised 2012-10-02) 
2012-2013 University Catalog (Revised 2012-10-02) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Foods and Nutrition, B.S. - Nutrition Science Subplan/Option

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Required Core Courses for Major: 10 units

Required of all students. A 2.0 cumulative GPA is required in core courses including subplan (option) courses for the major in order to receive a degree in the major.

There will be a requirement for graduation - an assessment activity.

Electives Subplan/Option Courses: 42 units

Select 42 units from only one emphasis area in consultation with your advisor:

  1. Nutrition and Health
  2. Pre-Professional
  3. Animal Science

Unrestricted Electives: 0-2 units

 Select a sufficient number of courses so that the total from “Required Support”, “GE”, and “Unrestricted Electives” is at least 104 units.

Medical, Veterinary, Pharmacy and Dental School Admission Requirements

This curriculum meets the requirements of many, but not all, schools.  The requirements of individual schools may vary and should be determined by the student in consultation with the department advisor within two years of beginning the application process.

General Education Requirements: 68 units

Students should consult the catalog website for current information regarding this requirement. Unless specific courses are stated under Support Courses, see the list of approved courses under General Education Requirements, Areas A through E.

Area A, Communication and Critical Thinking (12 units)

  1. Oral Communication
  2. Written Communication
  3. Critical Thinking

Area B. Mathematics and Natural Sciences (16 units)

  1. Physical Science
  2. Biological Science
  3. Laboratory Activity
  4. Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning
  5. Science and Technology Synthesis

Area C. Humanities (16 units)

  1. Visual and Performing Arts
  2. Philosophy and Civilization
  3. Literature and Foreign Languages
  4. Humanities Synthesis

Area D. Social Sciences (20 units)

  1. U.S. History, Constitution, and American Ideals
  2. History, Economics, and Political Science
  3. Sociology, Anthropology, Ethnic and Gender Studies
  4. Social Science Synthesis

Area E. Lifelong Understanding and Self-development (4 units)

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