B.S. in Nutrition - Lifestyle Nutrition Concentration

College of Health Sciences
Academic Foundations
First Year Experience requirement4
English Composition requirement6-7
Mathematics requirement3-4
Introduction to Statistics I 2
Interdisciplinary requirement3
Diverse Communities requirement3
Nutrition and Culture
Ethics requirement3
Distributed Disciplinary Foundations
Science requirement6-8
Basic Biological Science
General Chemistry for Allied Health Sciences
Behavioral & Social Science requirement6
Introduction to Psychology
Introduction to Sociology
Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
Humanities requirement6
Arts requirement3
University Requirements
Writing Emphasis requirement9
Speaking Emphasis requirement9
Degree Requirements
Capstone requirement1-15
Common Major NTD Required Courses 2
NTD 205Principles of Food Selection and Preparation3
NTD 303Introductory Principles Human Nutrition3
NTD 309Nutrition Throughout the Lifecycle3
NTD 310Nutrition Research3
NTD 410Quantity Food Production3
NTD 415Community Nutrition3
NTD 416Food Service and Nutrition Systems Management3
Common Cognate Requirements
BIO 259Human Anatomy and Physiology I4
BIO 269Human Anatomy and Physiology II4
CRL 107General Chemistry Lab for Allied Health Sciences1
Students must take the required courses in their concentration to reach the 120 credits required for graduation.
Total Minimum Credits Required120

Lifestyle Nutrition Concentration

Lifestyle Nutrition Concentration Required Courses 2
NTD 420Perspectives on Obesity3
NTD 422Nutrition for Health, Fitness & Sport3
NTD 404Nutrition and Disease Prevention3
NTD 425Entrepreneurial Nutrition Management3
Lifestyle Nutrition Concentration Cognate Courses
ACC 201Financial Accounting3
EXS 180Lifetime Fitness Concepts3
EXS 380Exercise Physiology3
EXL 380Exercise Physiology Lab1
MKT 250Principles of Marketing 23
Capstone Requirement
NTD 444Lifestyle Nutrition Practicum 2,33
Student Electives18

Courses selected under advisement. Note that many of the general education and additional baccalaureate courses will be fulfilled by the required cognates. Students are encouraged to schedule courses that fulfill both the interdisciplinary and writing emphasis requirements simultaneously or to schedule arts and/or humanities courses that simultaneously fulfill their writing emphasis requirement.


Students must complete all required NTD courses and MAT 121 with a minimum grade of C to graduate from the B.S. in Nutrition - Lifestyle Nutrition Concentration.


This course fulfills the Capstone requirement.

To track their individual degree progress, students are advised to access their Degree Progress Report (DPR) via myWCU regularly. For more information, visit wcupa.edu/DegreeProgressReport.

The following is a sample suggested course sequence for this program; course offerings and availability are not guaranteed. Students should consult their academic advisor with any questions.

Plan of Study Grid
Year One
Semester OneCredits
NTD 205 Principles of Food Selection and Preparation 3
NTD 303 Introductory Principles Human Nutrition 3
BIO 100 Basic Biological Science 3
WRT 120 Effective Writing I 3
FYE 100XFirst Year Experience 4
Semester Two
NTD 200 Nutrition and Culture 3
CHE 107 General Chemistry for Allied Health Sciences 4
CRL 107 General Chemistry Lab for Allied Health Sciences 1
MAT 121 Introduction to Statistics I 3
WRT XXX200-level WRT Course 3
Year Two
Semester Three
NTD 309 Nutrition Throughout the Lifecycle 3
BIO 259 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4
PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology 3
SPK 208
Public Speaking
or Public Speaking
Interdisciplinary Gen Ed 3
Semester Four
NTD 310 Nutrition Research 3
BIO 269 Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4
SOC 100
Introduction to Sociology
or Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
MKT 250 Principles of Marketing 3
Arts Gen Ed 3
Year Three
Semester Five
NTD 410 Quantity Food Production 3
NTD 422 Nutrition for Health, Fitness & Sport 3
EXS 180 Lifetime Fitness Concepts 3
ACC 201 Financial Accounting 3
Humanities Gen Ed 3
Semester Six
NTD 416 Food Service and Nutrition Systems Management 3
NTD 420 Perspectives on Obesity 3
EXS 380 Exercise Physiology 3
EXL 380 Exercise Physiology Lab 1
Humanities Gen Ed 3
Year Four
Semester Seven
NTD 404 Nutrition and Disease Prevention 3
NTD 425 Entrepreneurial Nutrition Management 3
Student Elective 3
Student Elective 3
Student Elective 3
Semester Eight
NTD 415 Community Nutrition 3
NTD 444 Lifestyle Nutrition Practicum 3
Student Elective 3
Student Elective 3
Student Elective 3
 Total Credits120