Winthrop University: Majors and More - Human Nutrition

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Majors and More

Human Nutrition Programs

Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition

Students completing the Didactic Program in Dietetics meet or exceed the minimum academic requirements of the Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND).

Students who have a strong interest in the nutrition field especially in the area of nutrition education and wellness may complete the Chronic Disease Prevention option.    Career paths include food service management, certified dietary management, nutrition education through wellness center and extension, entry level WIC Nutritionist and health education programs. 


Minor in Human Nutrition

The minor in human nutrition consists of 15 semester hours of course work in human nutrition (NUTR), approved by the Chair, Department of Human Nutrition, and

    • CHEM 101 (3) Applying Chemistry to Society OR
    • CHEM 104 (3) Chemistry and Problem-Solving Fundamentals OR
    • CHEM 105 (4) General Chemistry I  

or equivalent courses


Master of Science in Human Nutrition

The Masters of Science in Human Nutrition focuses on advanced study of the interrelationships among nutrients and human health. Students earning the M.S. degree develop depth and breadth of knowledge about human nutrition research, and gain experience evaluating and applying human nutrition scientific literature.

Visit the Department of Human Nutrition Website

Last Updated: 8/28/20