Nutrition and Wellness (B.S.)

Description

The Nutrition and Wellness Bachelor’s Program is available beginning Fall 2020.

The University offers a bachelor of science (B.S.) in nutrition and wellness that prepare students to work in nutrition and wellness settings.  This degree prepares students who do not wish to seek the registered dietitian (RD) credential, but would still like to work in the area of nutrition.

  • Coursework includes study in the areas of normal nutrition, community nutrition, lifecycle nutrition, program planning and evaluation, and foods.  Graduates will be prepared to work in community health/nutrition settings or continue on for an advanced degree.
  • The program offers students traditional laboratory and classroom learning—plus supervised practice experiences that provide the hands-on experience needed for successful careers.
  • A number of activities and organizations enable students to interact with other students and professionals in the industry, including the Food and Nutrition Club, which provides mentoring opportunities and career guidance.

Note: The University also offers a 4-Plus-1 Program in Dietetics for students who wish to obtain registered dietitian (RD) credentials.

Required Courses

Careers

Nutrition and wellness is one of the fastest growing fields in the United States. Graduates are qualified to work in community nutrition settings, such as health departments and supplemental nutrition programs.

In addition, the program is preparation for graduate school.

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Students have many sources of financial support for their studies, including financial aid, work-study programs, veterans' benefits, and special scholarships for entering freshmen and transfer students.

In addition, the Department of Applied Health Sciences offers a variety of scholarships and awards. Scholarships are also offered by local, state, and national dietetics associations.

Further Information

Prospective students should contact the Office of Admissions for further information and assistance.

Currently enrolled students should contact the following:

Department of Applied Health Sciences
Indiana State University
812-237-3079

 

The Graduate Catalog and Undergraduate Catalog of Indiana State University are the documents of authority for all students. The requirements given in the catalogs supersede information issued by any academic department, program, college, or school. The University reserves the right to change the requirements at any time.

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Contact

Prospective students should contact the Office of Admissions for further information and assistance.

Currently enrolled students should contact the following:

Department of Applied Health Sciences
Indiana State University
812-237-3079