Academic Catalog 2024-2025

Human Services and Consumer Sciences (Food and Nutrition Concentration), Bachelor of Science

The University Core Curriculum is the same across all undergraduate bachelor's programs.   Please consult the academic advisor for your designated major before selecting courses in this area.


Core Curriculum Requirements42
Food and Nutrition Major Requirements (50)
NUTR 116Seminar In Nutrition and Dietetics1
NUTR 235Introduction to Nutrition3
NUTR 240Introduction to Food Preparation3
NUTR 335Nutrition and Aging3
NUTR 336Nutrition Thru Life Cycle3
NUTR 340Experimental Food lab3
NUTR 350Culture, Society and Foods3
NUTR 423Community Nutrition3
NUTR 440Food Production Systems2
NUTR 440LFood Production System Lab2
NUTR 445Food Systems Mgmt3
ACCT 231Principles Of Accounting I3
MGMT 300Principles of Management3
FN 341Mgmt Prins Food Serv Systems4
FN 333Diet Therapy For Helth Profs3
ACCT 232Principles of Accounting II3
MGMT 301Foundations of Human Res Mgmt3
HSCS 437Statistics2
or FN 427 Independent Study in Dietetics
Other Requirements (28 hours)
BIOL 1306Biological Science I3
BIOL 246Microbiol Hlth Rel Professions4
or BIOL 2301 Human Anat & Phys I
ECON 131Introductory Economics3
CHEM 111Chemistry I Lab1
CHEM 112Chemistry II Lab1
HSCS 233Sem in Hum Serv & Con Sci3
HSCS 430Research Methods3
FCS 436Consumer Resource Mgt3
Electives (6 hours)6
FS 102Freshman Seminar/ first Year Experience1
Total Hours120
Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterHours
ENGL 1301 Freshman English I 3
Select one of the following: 3
Contemporary Mathematics I
College Algebra
Math and Business and Econ I
Precalculus Math
NUTR 116 Seminar In Nutrition and Dietetics 1
NUTR 235 Introduction to Nutrition 3
COMM 1321
Business & Professional Comm
or Public Address
HIST 1301 Soc & Pol Hist US to 1877 3
FS 102 Freshman Seminar/ first Year Experience 1
Second Semester
ENGL 1302 Freshman English II 3
SOCI 1301 Introduction To Sociology 3
CHEM 1311 Chemistry I 3
CHEM 111 Chemistry I Lab 1
HIST 1302 Soc & Pol Hist US Since 1877 3
MUSI 1315 Fine Arts In Daily Living 3
Second Year
Third Semester
POLS 2305 American Government 3
HSCS 233 Sem in Hum Serv & Con Sci 3
COSC 1301 Intro To Compr Science I 3
NUTR 240 Introduction to Food Preparation 3
CHEM 1312 Chemistry II 3
CHEM 112 Chemistry II Lab 1
Fourth Semester
POLS 2306 Texas Government 3
NUTR 336 Nutrition Thru Life Cycle 3
BIOL 1306 Biological Science I 3
BIOL 246 Microbiol Hlth Rel Professions 4
Third Year
Fifth Semester
ACCT 231 Principles Of Accounting I 3
MGMT 300 Principles of Management 3
FN 341 Mgmt Prins Food Serv Systems 4
FN 333 Diet Therapy For Helth Profs 3
ECON 131 Introductory Economics 3
Sixth Semester
ACCT 232 Principles of Accounting II 3
MGMT 301 Foundations of Human Res Mgmt 3
NUTR 350 Culture, Society and Foods 3
NUTR 335 Nutrition and Aging 3
NUTR 445 Food Systems Mgmt 3
Fourth Year
Seventh Semester
NUTR 423 Community Nutrition 3
HSCS 430 Research Methods 3
FCS 436 Consumer Resource Mgt 3
Elective 3
Eighth Semester
NUTR 340 Experimental Food lab 3
HSCS 437
or Independent Study in Dietetics
NUTR 440 Food Production Systems 2
NUTR 440L Food Production System Lab 2
Elective 3
 Total Hours120