Bachelor of Science in Nutrition Sciences

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The Bachelor of Science in Nutrition Sciences degree is designed to prepare students with an interest in human nutrition to enter the health care field. Programs within Nutrition Sciences are student-focused with contact hours provided through lecture-based courses, laboratory courses, and field experiences with practitioners. Summer and part-time work or volunteer experiences in the profession are encouraged.

Concentrations

Dietetics
This general program will allow students to meet all Didactic Program in Nutrition and Dietetics (DPND) requirements.
Sports Nutrition
This concentration allows the students to take specialized courses in sports nutrition and kinesiology. Students in this concentration will meet DPND requirements.

Accreditation

For information regarding accreditation at UNLV, please head over to Academic Program Accreditations.

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Bachelor of Science in Nutrition Sciences

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Health Sciences Advising Center

The Health Sciences Advising Center provides guidance for all undergraduate students in the School of Nursing, the School of Integrated Health Sciences, and the School of Public Health.

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Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences

The Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences within the School of Integrated Health Sciences provides a high-quality educational experience for undergraduate and graduate students in the areas of kinesiology, nutrition sciences, and athletic training. Students receive rigorous classroom instruction aided by computer and multimedia instruction, and practical laboratory and clinical experiences.

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School of Integrated Health Sciences

The School of Integrated Health Sciences prepares students for entry-level health-related positions and further graduate or professional studies with classroom instruction, laboratory/clinical practice, research, and mentoring.

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