B.S. in Nutrition - Lifestyle Nutrition Concentration

College of Health Sciences
Academic Foundations
First Year Experience requirement4
English Composition requirement6-7
Mathematics requirement3-4
Interdisciplinary requirement3
Diverse Communities requirement3
Ethics requirement3
Distributed Disciplinary Foundations
Science requirement6-8
Behavioral & Social Science requirement6
Humanities requirement6
Arts requirement3
University Requirements
Writing Emphasis requirement9
Speaking Emphasis requirement9
Degree Requirements
Capstone requirement1-15
Common Major NTD Required Courses 1
NTD 200Nutrition and Culture 23
NTD 203The Dietetic Profession1
NTD 205Principles of Food Selection and Preparation3
NTD 303Introductory Principles Human Nutrition3
NTD 309Nutrition Throughout the Lifecycle3
NTD 310Nutrition Research3
NTD 410Quantity Food Production3
Common Cognate Requirements
BIO 100Basic Biological Science 23
BIO 269Human Anatomy and Physiology II4
BIO 259Human Anatomy and Physiology I4
CHE 107General Chemistry for Allied Health Sciences 24
CRL 107General Chemistry Lab for Allied Health Sciences1
MAT 121Introduction to Statistics I 1,23
Concentration Requirements
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 1
NTD 415Community Nutrition3
NTD 416Food Service and Nutrition Systems Management3
NTD 420Perspectives on Obesity3
NTD 422Nutrition for Health, Fitness & Sport3
NTD 404Nutrition and Disease Prevention3
NTD 425Entrepreneurial Nutrition Management 23
Lifestyle Nutrition Concentration Cognate Courses
ACC 201Financial Accounting3
ECO 111Principles of Economics (Macro) 13
or ECO 112 Principles of Economics (Micro)
EXS 180Lifetime Fitness Concepts3
EXS 380Exercise Physiology3
EXL 380Exercise Physiology Lab1
MKT 250Principles of Marketing 13
PSY 100Introduction to Psychology 23
SOC 100Introduction to Sociology 23
or ANT 102 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
Lifestyle Nutrition Concentration Electives
Select 15 credits from the following suggested electives (other electives may be taken through advisement):15
Farm to Table Food, Flavor, and Health
Sustainable Food Systems
Consumer Nutrition
Nutrition: East Meets West
Plant-Based Nutrition
Global Nutrition
Food - Mind - Spirit
The Food Chain
Ethnographic Field School
Nutrition Workshops
Nutrition Assessment, Education and Service in Honduras
Capstone Requirement
NTD 444Lifestyle Nutrition Practicum 1,2,33

Students must complete all required NTD courses and MAT 121 with a minimum grade of C to graduate from the B.S. in Nutrition. The Lifestyle Nutrition Concentration also requires a minimum grade of C in ECO 111 in order to take MKT 250.


These required courses also satisfy general education requirements.


This course fulfills the Capstone requirement.


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.

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
NTD 203 The Dietetic Profession 1
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
Select one of the following: 3
Critical Writing and Research
Critical Writing: Approaches to Pop Culture
Critical Writing: Investigating Experience
Critical Writing: Multidisciplinary Imagination
Critical Writing: Entering Public Sphere
Critical Writing: Special Topics
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 course 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
ECO 111 Principles of Economics (Macro) 3
Arts course 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 course (LIT/CLS, HIS, or PHI) 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 course (LIT/CLS, HIS, or PHI) 3
Year Four
Semester Seven
NTD 404 Nutrition and Disease Prevention 3
NTD 425 Entrepreneurial Nutrition Management 3
MKT 250 Principles of Marketing 3
Student Elective 3
Student Elective 2
Semester Eight
NTD 415 Community Nutrition 3
NTD 444 Lifestyle Nutrition Practicum 3
Student Elective 3
Student Elective 3
Student Elective 3
 Total Credits120