What is Human Nutrition and Foods at WVU like?
You’ve undoubtedly heard the adage “You are what you eat.” Nutrition is a huge part of that and essential for good health and well-being (beyond the numbers on a scale). With this pre-professional program, you’ll prepare to become a registered dietitian, nutritionist or health educator (to name a few) able to set others up for success in the areas of lifestyle modifications, along with food and nutrition.
The Human Nutrition and Foods program focuses on dietetics, but it also provides a strong foundation for graduate work, professional school in several health-related fields, research and community involvement. The curriculum provides a strong foundation in the basic sciences, food and nutritional sciences, social sciences, medical nutrition therapy and disease management.
At a Glance
- College/School:Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design
- Division:School of Agriculture and Food
- Degree Designation:BS
- Degree Program:Animal and Nutritional Sciences
- Program website:Human Nutrition and Foods
Areas of Emphasis
Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:
Ideal for students interested community or medical nutrition. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required to be eligible for this emphasis area and to receive a Didactic Program in Dietetics Verification Statement.