About this Bachelor's Degree

The Community Nutrition Emphasis is designed to meet the needs of students who want graduate training in health promotion, disease prevention, program development, and nutrition interventions. 

In addition to a strong foundation in nutrition, with background knowledge in food and food systems, this track requires a minor in Public Health. 

However, this track is not designed to allow students to enter a dietetic internship.  If students in this track wish to pursue the registered dietitian credential, additional requirements will need to be met, and the student must meet with an advisor to discuss the

Student Learning Outcomes / Program Objectives

  • Students will demonstrate the qualities needed to obtain post-graduate education and successfully enter the job market

  • Students will demonstrate appropriate knowledge and skills in the area of nutrition

  • Students will demonstrate appropriate knowledge and skills in the area of nutrition food systems management

  • Students will demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate, both orally and in writing

  • Students will understand the integration of nutrition and food systems