Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Sciences

Undergraduate Program in Nutritional Sciences by the University of Arizona at UTC Global Tunisia

Description

Nutritional science examines the impact of nutrition and food on health and disease throughout the lifespan. Course topics include nutritional biology and metabolism, food science and safety, nutrition assessment, and therapeutic diets.

As a student in this program, you will specialize in either dietetics or nutrition. The Dietetics emphasis allows you to apply for dietetic internships and become a registered dietitian through the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The Nutrition emphasis opens doors to other careers and graduate studies in nutrition, food science, nutritional biochemistry, dentistry, nursing, physical therapy or veterinary medicine.

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Specializations

The University of Arizona programs at UTC offer you different specializations for this major.
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Dietetics

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Nutrition

Sample Courses

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NSC 315: Sports Nutrition

Explore the applied science of nutrition combined with exercise physiology, including basic physiology as it applies to nutrition and performance, macronutrient utilization, body composition, sports products and advertising, specific application of nutrition and consulting, and more.

NSC 375: Diet Genes and Disease

Learn about Nutrigenomics, the identification and understanding of how nutrients and bioactive food components interact with the genome, and gain unique opportunities to use diet and other food components to improve quality of life.

NSC 395A: Experiential Learning in Nutritional Sciences

Gain the opportunity to apply concepts of healthy eating and wellness in your local community through an organized volunteer and work opportunity with oversight by the department. Students also work as a class to develop career skills.

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